Everything around you, in fact everything in the known universe is made up of elements. The oceans and the forests, automobiles and clouds, stars and planets, even your body and the air you breathe- all are composed of fewer than 100 different elements. What are these elements? In this project, s
In this project, the students are assigned to research one element of their choice from the Periodic Table. From that element, they will learn about a range of important information. Once they've completed the research, the students will make a mobile, which in the end will be presented to their c
Have you ever wondered how refrigerators work? What about how microwaves heat up food? In this project we will learn about the chemistry of solids, liquids, and gases and how energy flows throughout all of matter. We will study how temperature affects states of matter and use the knowledge gained to
This project can be done either in class or on students' own time. The project booklet includes assessment and individual and group components as well. This project is intended to conclude a chemistry unit that focuses on elements, the periodic table and properties of matter. Students love the creat
This is a matrix that combines the Multiple Intelligences with Bloom’s Taxonomy to create a wide variety of projects for students to demonstrate their cumulative knowledge in chemistry. Projects range from simple and requiring only a few hours to complete, to complex and requiring a week or more. Th
Students will enjoy learning about elements by creating a scrapbook page for an element.
Suggestions for Use
- have students randomly pick an element 1-20.
- students research their element
- Put finished products in sheet protectors and create a scrapbook of elements.
A project that explores Chemical Reactions and Equations while allowing students to demonstrate their creative side!
"We all know Billy Nye, right? Well for this project you are going to become just like him and create a video demonstrating your newly created chemical reaction! You will put togeth
This is a great follow up project for grades 3-6 on mixtures and solutions/chemistry. Students research in their groups and try to find the answers to the given questions. Students also make up several of their own questions which help make this project an inquiry project as well as research.
This is a project that can be done in groups or individually that challenges students to research how chemistry is currently part of the world around them. Students research jobs that use chemistry and what research is currently being performed in these fields. I have used this as both a required
This is the perfect project to wrap up a year of learning about chemistry! Let your student’s creativity shine as they create a large biodome showcasing all they have learned about compounds. Once the biodomes are complete you can hang the biodomes from your ceiling to decorate your room while allow
Challenge and excite your students with this creative writing activity about atomic structure! Students write a poem that is structured on the atomic orbitals. This works great in class, as homework, as a review assignment, or for extra credit.
Included in this resource:
-teacher notes with idea
Your students will love this project!
This project is a fun and engaging way for your students to learn about physical and chemical properties of elements. Most element projects out there just mention superheroes. However, many elements align more with a villain than a superhero
Here’s a great project for incorporating technology into your curriculum! I like to use it as an extra credit assignment for students who have missed a major lab, failed a test, or in danger of failing the six weeks. I have included a list of chemists and physicists (by no means complete, but ther
Students will create a comic strip story that demonstrates their knowledge of the three different states of matter. This project blends art and science to help students gain a deeper understanding of the concept.
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★ Student direction page (PDF + Editable Pow
Students will create a comic strip story that showcases a character encountering real world examples of physical and chemical changes. This project blends art and science to help students understand the difference between physical and chemical changes.
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Students will create a comic strip story that demonstrates their knowledge of the scientific method. Students are encouraged to create a comic that does not necessarily follow the steps of the scientific method in order. Furthermore, their comics may even include funny accidents along the way. This
Students will create a Frayer model foldable which will help them understand the six steps of the scientific method: Pose a Question, Conduct Research, Form a Hypothesis, Design an Experiment, Analyze Data, and Draw a Conclusion. This Frayer Model foldable will require students to write key points a
Students will create a Frayer model foldable which will help them understand six vocabulary words that are related to experimental design. The concepts covered include: experimental groups, control group, variables, independent variable, dependent variable, and controlled variables. This Frayer Mode
This is a mini-bundle which includes 2 Frayer model foldables related to the scientific method. This will only take up two pages in your students' INBs! The foldables will include ALL of the following concepts:
✔ Pose a question
✔ Conduct research
✔ Form a hypothesis
✔ Design an experiment
Intended for high school honors chemistry, this project allows students to learn about molecules while also incorporating student choice!
The documents can be edited, so that you can adapt the project to your students and what you want them to learn.
This project has very loose guidelines to allo
In this activity/project students will better understand the immense size of a mole and Avogadro's Number. This project also helps students master and practice the skill of converting numbers and values from one unit to another. A skill that is vital to chemistry.
For the project students must ta
Chemistry: Element Mystery Cards PROJECT
Ideal project for middle and high school chemistry units. Aligned with state standards.
In this hands-on chemistry project, students are called to creatively research the different elements of the periodic table. They must then create types of "clues" to gui
When you think of chemistry you might picture lots of test tubes and spooky looking mixtures that are fizzing and smoking. What is chemistry? Teach your students the basics of Chemistry with the Foundations for Chemistry Project Pack. Chemistry is the science of change and the study of matter. This
Chemistry 5E Lesson Plans Bundle - Everything you need to teach a unit on chemistry. Each of the lesson plans follows the 5E model and provides you with the exact tools to teach the topics. All of the guesswork has been removed with these NO PREP lessons.
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These chemistry homework pages are full of pictures, diagrams, unique problems, and unique approaches to learning chemistry. These worksheets will cover a standard high school chemistry curriculum ranging from measurement, matter, atomic structure, equilibrium, all the way up to acids and bases and
This activity comes with...
21 illustrated task cards with answer recording sheet
1 15 question quiz with answer key
Checklists for determining chemical or physical changes
Movie poster activity instructions and photos of student examples
This makes a great center activity or whole class activity
Periodic Table Element Superhero Project by Miss Middle School Teacher ~ This project incorporates research skills, creativity, and a chance for students to express original ideas. I use this with middle school students to teach elements on the periodic table. Students choose one element to research
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Contained within this resource is a complete project for your students to create based upon one element in the Periodic Table. Your students will be asked to create an Element Poster, with all of the basic research information about that element. Your students will have a requirement sheet, comple
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States of Matter STEM project on the iPad using a free stop-motion video app.
This iPad® mobile digital device STEM Challenge project is a fun and creative way for students to demonstrate their learning or as an introduction to the 3 states of matter (solids, liquids, and gases) and how the
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Students will enjoy creating a poster in science class about one of the changes in states of matter (melting, freezing, vaporization, condensation, or sublimation). In their poster the students will need to include the definition of their change in state, examples, pictures, and a description of the
Students research an element on the Periodic Table and Design a superhero with abilities based on the properties of that element.
Instructions, Graphic Organizer and Final Project paper included.
So Fun-students really get into this!!!
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Typically, I ask students to sign-up for a day to present their current event. For example, I usually do two presentations a w
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Students learn about the elements by creating unique and accurate "driver's licenses" for elements on the periodic table. Students choose an element and research its name, symbol, density, properties, valence electrons, interesting facts, uses, etc.
My favorite part of this project is that once st
This package will provide you with all the information, handouts and instructions needed to setup a fake crime scene in your classroom and spark the interest of your students! In this project, students become crime scene investigators as they use their knowledge of mixtures and solutions to crack t
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