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This lesson focuses on how materials behave differently as their surface area increases.
In this simple activity, learners see the production of a gas, which visibly fills up a balloon placed over the neck of a bottle.
In this activity (on pages 13-16 of the PDF) learners investigate three mystery samples to see which one contains life. The three samples are sand, sand and yeast, and sand and antacid.
In this chemistry activity, learners fill two test tubes with a solution of "artificial stomach fluid," consisting of hydrochloric acid in the same concentration as in human stomachs, some soap to cre
In this activity (on page 8), learners model how marble statues and buildings are affected by acid rain.
In this activity, learners use oil, water, food coloring and antacid tablets to create a bubbling lava lamp. Use this activity to introduce concepts related to density, hydrophobicity vs.
You just ate a big meal and feel heartburn coming on. You take an antacid and feel better. Why? Heartburn is caused by stomach juice (an acid) burning the esophagus.
This hands-on activity demonstrates how a material can act differently when it's nanometer-sized.