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0766086763
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9780766086760
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Experiments with Chemistry

Experiments with Chemistry

by Robert Gardner

Hardcover

$37.27

Overview

Can you separate substances in a solution? What is Brownian motion? How do you build an electric cell? If you follow the simple experiments in this book, you will find out! You can also do some chemical magic shows, learn to test for acids and bases, and build a model of a molecule. Use your scientific inquiry skills and follow the ideas in this book to come up with your own science fair project.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780766086760
Publisher: Enslow Publishing
Publication date: 08/15/2017
Series: Science Whiz Experiments
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

Chapter 1 From Atoms to Compounds 13

1.1 Making a Model of Molecules 15

1.2 Chemical Formulas 20

1.3 Molecules and Brownian Motion 26

1.4 Molecular Motion and Diffusion 29

1.5 Estimating the Size of a Molecule 32

Chapter 2 A Look at Chemical Reactions 38

2.1 The pH of Acids and Bases 41

2.2 Acid and Base Models 43

2.3 Neutralization Reactions 45

2.4 Conducting Electricity 47

2.5 A Bubbling Reaction 49

2.6 The Rate of Reaction 52

2.7 One More Chemical Reaction 53

2.8 Electrical Energy from a Reaction 54

Chapter 3 Studying Oxygen and Oxidation 57

3.1 Reactants and Products of Oxidation 58

3.2 An Exothermic Chemical Reaction 62

3.3 Oxidation and Rusting 67

3.4 A Look at Oxidation-Reduction Reactions 69

3.5 Oxygen in the Air 72

3.6 Measure the Percent of Oxygen in Air 76

3.7 Air Expansion and Heating 78

3.8 A Hypothesis About Oxygen 82

Chapter 4 Identifying Substances 85

4.1 Identifying Substances in a Solution 86

4.2 Identifying Solid Substances 89

4.3 Identifying Starch 92

4.4 Identifying Iodized Salt 94

4.5 Identifying a Simple Sugar 96

4.6 Identifying Hydrogen Peroxide 99

4.7 Identifying Vitamin C 100

Appendix: Science Supply Companies 102

Glossary 103

Further Reading 107

Index 109

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