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Hands-On Chemistry Activities with Real-Life Applications Easy-to-Use Labs and Demonstrations for Grades 8-12

ISBN-10: 0876282621

ISBN-13: 9780876282625

Edition: 1998

Authors: Norman Herr, James B. Cunningham

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This comprehensive collection of over 300 intriguing investigations-including demonstrations, labs, and other activities_ uses everyday examples to make chemistry concepts easy to understand. It is part of the two-volume PHYSICAL SCIENCE CURRICULUM LIBRARY, which consists of Hands-On Physics Activities With Real-Life Applications and Hands-On Chemistry Activities With Real-Life Applications.
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List price: $32.95
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/4/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 652
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.190
Language: English

James B.nbsp;Cunningham (PhD innbsp;Science Education, Syracuse University) is Professor Emeritus of Science and Computer Education and former chair of the Department of Secondary Education at California State University, Northridge. Formerly chair of the Departments of Science and Mathematics in Washington State high schools, he is author of Teaching Metrics Simplified and co-author of BASIC for Teachers, Authoring Educational Software, Hands-On Physics Activities With Real-Life Applications, and Hands-On Chemistry Activities With Real-Life Applications.nbsp;He used SPSS extensively during his tenure as director of the Credential Evaluation Unit in the College of Education. He is currently a Fellow in the Center for Teaching and Learning at California State University, Northridge.

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About this Resource
Language of Chemistry
Nomenclature: Elements
Nomenclature: Compounds
Chemical Terminology: Understanding the Language of Chemistry
For the Teacher (Discussion and Answer Keys for Activities 1.1.1-p;1.1.3)
Applications to Everyday Life
Units of Measurement
The Importance of Units
Units in Chemistry
Problem Solving (Dimensional Analysis)
For the Teacher (Discussion and Answer Keys for Activities 1.2.1-p;1.2.3)
Applications to Everyday Life
Length: Estimating and Measuring
Area: Estimating and Measuring
Volume: Estimating and Measuring
Measuring Mass
Density of Solids
Density of Liquids
Density of Solutions
Density of Solutions: The Mystery of the Strait of Gibraltar
Density of Gases
For the Teacher (Discussion and Answer Keys for Activities 1.3.1-p;1.3.9)
Applications to Everyday Life
Atomic Structure
Atoms are Mostly Empty Space
Atomic Spectra
Wave Characteristics
Quantum Numbers and Electron Orbitals
Electron Configuration
For the Teacher (Discussion and Answer Keys for Activities 2.1.1-p;2.1.5)
Applications to Everyday Life
The Periodic Law
Finding the "Missing Elements"
Designing Your Own Periodic Table
Family Characteristics
Trends Within Families
For the Teacher (Discussion and Answer Keys for Activities 2.2.1-p;2.2.4)
Applications to Everyday Life
Diffusion and Osmosis
Brownian Motion
Diffusion of Gases
The Effect of Temperature on Diffusion
The Effect of Molecular Size on Diffusion Rate
Osmotic Pressure
For the Teacher (Discussion and Answer Keys for Activities 2.3.1-p;2.3.7)
Applications to Everyday Life
Changes of State
Relative Volumes of Solid, Liquid and Gas Phase
Heats of Fusion and Vaporization
Boiling: The Influence of Pressure
Sublimation of Carbon Dioxide
Triple Point; Phase Diagram of Carbon Dioxide
Regelation: Phase Diagram of Water
For the Teacher (Discussion and Answer Keys for Activities 2.4.1-p;2.4.7)
Applications to Everyday Life
Classification of Matter
Physical and Chemical Changes
Separation of Pure Substances and Mixtures: Chromatography
Identification of Physical and Chemical Changes
Elements and Compounds
Extensive and Intensive Physical Properties
Identifying Unknowns by Physical and Chemical Properties
For the Teacher (Discussion and Answer Keys for Activities 2.5.1-p;2.5.6)
Applications to Everyday Life
Chemical and Nuclear Reactions
Chemical Bonding
Law of Definite Proportions
Bond Formation
Nonpolar and Polar Covalent Bonds
Covalent and Ionic Bonds
Metallic Bonding
Intermolecular Forces
Applications to Everyday Life
Types of Chemical Reactions
Composition (Synthesis, Combination) Reactions
Decomposition Reactions
Single Displacement (Single Replacement) Reactions
Double Replacement (Ion-Combining) Reactions
Combustion Reactions
Addition Reactions
For the Teacher (Discussion and Answer Keys for Activities 3.2.1-p;3.2.6)
Applications to Everyday Life
Oxidation-Reduction (Redox) Reactions
Oxidation States
Oxidation and Reduction