Study of Matter

Activities Distinguish between chemical and physical changes with this “Changes in Matter” activity. Prepare unknown samples of heterogeneous mixtures, homogeneous mixtures (solutions), and pure substances, then use this “Classifying Chemicals Using Properties” activity.  It includes an evaluation in PDF form. Try this “Elements and the Periodic Table” Puzzle (pdf). Have fun learning the symbols for the … Read more


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Management Tips All chemistry teachers should start the year by having students and parents/guardians sign a Student Safety Contract. I used this (pdf) Flinn safety contract. Show this “Lab Safety” video (requires Windows Media Player 10 or above) that was provided by Renee Diamond of the NSTA Listserve. The music in the video is from a band called “rhythm, rhyme, results.” Spaces … Read more