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By Michael Horton

For prime tuition technology academics, homeschoolers, technological know-how coordinators, and casual technology educators, this choice of 50 inquiry-based labs offers hands-on methods for college kids to benefit technological know-how at home—safely. writer Michael Horton delivers that scholars who behavior the labs in Take-Home Chemistry as vitamins to lecture room guideline will improve higher-level considering, increase technique talents, and lift high-stakes try out rankings. the various routines contain abilities resembling measuring, graphing, calculating, and extrapolating graphs, and canopy themes corresponding to moles, chromatography, chemical reactions, and titration. every one lab contains either a scholar web page and a instructor web page and gives an aim, a objective, a fabrics record, notes, and post-lab questions, making Take-Home Chemistry a great tool for bettering how scholars examine chemistry.

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TAKE-HOME CHEMISTRY Copyright © 2011 NSTA. All rights reserved. org/permissions. 17 Copyright © 2011 NSTA. All rights reserved. org/permissions. GE S TEACHER PAGE Activity 7: The Mole Objective Students will describe a mole of different substances. Purpose Students will practice calculating the mass and/or volume of a mole of different substances and will become familiar with the idea that a mole of different substances represents different masses and volumes of those substances. org Code: THC07 Notes For many substances, a mole is a large amount of the substance.

0. Because the densities are so close, students should not be graded on their answer, but instead on their measuring, calculating, and estimating skills. Also, the grain size of the crystals affects the answer, but the grain sizes of commercial salt and sugar are similar. TAKE-HOME CHEMISTRY Copyright © 2011 NSTA. All rights reserved. org/permissions. 21 Copyright © 2011 NSTA. All rights reserved. org/permissions. STUDENT PAGE PAGE Activity 1: Scavenger Hunt QUESTION Where can you find unknown chemistry information when questions arise throughout the year?

All rights reserved. org/permissions. GE S TEACHER PAGE Activity 7: The Mole Objective Students will describe a mole of different substances. Purpose Students will practice calculating the mass and/or volume of a mole of different substances and will become familiar with the idea that a mole of different substances represents different masses and volumes of those substances. org Code: THC07 Notes For many substances, a mole is a large amount of the substance. For substances such as vegetable oil and sugar, students may measure a small fraction of a mole and then imagine what a full mole would look like.

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