Make Your Own Crystal Lab & Ppt: Exploring Solvents & Solutes

Make Your Own Crystal Lab & Ppt: Exploring Solvents & Solutes
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2 MB|12 pages
Product Description
This product is a my crystal borax lab that I used with my students to gain a better understanding of saturation of solvents with solutes. Affordable, quick and easy to use with a classroom of any age group between 5th to 8th graders. This resource includes my one page (front and back) lab report with 4 exit ticket questions and a 10 page ppt to be gone through as a whole group before lab.

Materials include (per lab group of 2-3 students):

1 pipe cleaner
15 cm piece of string
Tongue Depressor stick or pencil
200Ll of boiling water
250 mL Beaker (or mason jars work as well)
1 spoon
Triple beam balance
1 tray
Masking tape
Black marker
Food coloring

Lab Report Format:
Includes objective, prediction, materials list and procedure. Exit ticket has students focus on the objective of the lab and has them explain what is happening in the process of saturation at a macro and micro level.

Powerpoint format:
Includes an "I can" learning statement, warm up, review of solvents and solutes, thermal energy and lab expectations.

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Total Pages
12 pages
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Teaching Duration
50 minutes
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