Ace Your Chemistry Science Project: Great Science Fair Ideas

Ace Your Chemistry Science Project: Great Science Fair Ideas

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780766032279
Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 07/01/2009
Series: Ace Your Science Project Series
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 5

Science Fair Projects 5

The Scientific Method 6

Science Fairs 8

Safety First 8

Chapter 1 Chemical Properties 11

1.1 How Does Bleach Affect Stains? 13

1.2 How Does Vinegar Affect Galvanized Nails? 15

1.3 How Think Is the Galvanized Layer on Metal? 18

1.4 What Is the Densest Object You Can Find? 24

Chapter 2 Acids and Bases 27

2.1 How Do Acids and Bases Affect an Indicator? 29

2.2 Is Grape Juice a Natural Indicator? 32

2.3 What Happens When an Acid and a Base Mix? 34

2.4 Using Titration to Determine Acid Concentration 36

2.5 Building a Current Detector to Test Acids and Bases 39

2.6 Making a Battery Pole Indicator Using a Potato 43

Chapter 3 Temperature, Volume, and Pressure 45

3.1 What Is the Temperature of Air in Different Places? 46

3.2 Air and Pressure: A Bouncing Coin 47

3.3 How Does Water Depth Affect Pressure? 48

3.4 A Barometer in Water and Air 53

3.5 Using Air Pressure to Make a Chemist's Pipette and More! 55

3.6 An Egg, a Bottle, and Air Pressure 60

Chapter 4 Conductivity and the Effects of Temperature on Matter 63

4.1 Testing Solids and Gases for Electrical Conductivity 64

4.2 Testing Solids for Thermal (Heat) Conductivity 68

4.3 Testing Liquids and Gases for Thermal Conductivity 71

4.4 How Does Temperature Affect Gases and Liquids? 75

4.5 How Does Temperature Affect Solids? 79

4.6 Water's Strange Behavior 82

4.7 What Is Convection? 85

Chapter 5 Practical Applications of Chemistry 89

5.1 Analyzing Aspirin 91

5.2 Analyzing Aspirin Substitutes 94

5.3 Using Distillation to Make Pure Water 99

5.4 Can Fat Become Soap? 104

5.5 Using a Chemical Test to Identify Blood 106

Further Reading andInternet Addresses 109

Index 110

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