Monday July 28 2014

Chemical

Video Title Description Topics Discussed
The Science of Rubberbands Why do rubberbands stretch? chemical science, molecules, physical change
Density: Ice, Oil, and Water A different way to explore the density of water. chemical science, polar, surface tension, water
Microscopes: Growing Crystals Continue your exploration of the micro-world by watching crystals grow. chemical science, molecules, solutions, physical change
Photographing Snowflakes Simple techniques for photographing snowflakes. chemical science, water
Sun Prints Combine science and art to learn about ultraviolet light. chemical science, molecules, reactions
Strange Flame, part 2 The answer to part 1. chemical science, combustion
Scientific Thought and Creative Thinking, Part 3 Part three of the Creative Thinking series chemical science, combustion, molecules, chemical formula, chemical change, reactions
Scientific Thought and Creative Thinking, Part 1 A challenge in creative, scientific thinking. chemical science, combustion, molecules, chemical formula, chemical change, reactions
Scientific Thought and Creative Thinking, Part 2 Part two of Creative Thinking chemical science, combustion, molecules, chemical formula, chemical change, reactions
Water on a String A very useful, classic science experiment chemical science, polar, surface tension, molecules, water
Building a Rain Gauge For such a simple device, rain gauges can tell us incredible things. chemical science, water
A Model of the Water Cycle Make a scientific model of the water cycle. chemical science, water
How Heat Moves Learn the three ways that heat energy can move. chemical science, combustion, chemical change
Bendable Bones - Updated A classic investigation into the chemistry of bones. acid, chemical science, chemical change, reactions
Science and the Haunted Pumpkin Use simple chemistry to enhance a ghost story for Halloween acid, chemical science, indicator, chemical formula, chemical change
Igneous Sugar Make rock candy to explore the difference between magma and lava. chemical science, mixtures, solutions, physical change
Water in a Glass, Part 2 The answer to part 1, and a new challenge. chemical science, water
Water in a Glass, part 1 What really keeps the water inside this inverted glass? chemical science, water
Making Water Wiggle Make a stream of water move without touching it. chemical science, water
Making Turmeric Paper This spice makes a marvelous acid/base indicator! acid, chemical science, indicator, chemical change
Color Changing Flowers Use chemistry to change the colors in a bouquet of flowers. acid, chemical science, indicator, chemical change
How They Get the Sparks in a Sparkler Make some sparks of your own as you explore the science of fireworks. chemical science, combustion, chemical change
Orange Flash Can you make flames shoot out of an orange? Of course you can! chemical science, combustion
The Science of Pizza Is the cheese on a pizza really hotter than the crust? atoms, chemical science, water
Half a Water Balloon Why is half a water balloon different from a full one? chemical science, molecules, water
Candles in a Jar, Part 2 The answer to the last video's challenge. chemical science, combustion, physical change, chemical change
Candles in a Jar Which will go out first, the tall candle or the short one? chemical science, combustion, physical change, chemical change
Ice and Soda Try this old trick for pouring soda with less foam. chemical science, mixtures, solutions, physical change
Why Things Go Bang Why do fire crackers make such a loud sound? chemical science, combustion, chemical change
Making Butter Make a tasty snack while learning about the science of butter. chemical science, mixtures, polar, molecules, solutions, physical change
Milk Bubbles Science can be as simple as blowing bubbles in your milk. chemical science, mixtures, polar, surface tension, molecules, solutions
Extra Oxygen A little extra oxygen can make a big difference in combustion! chemical science, oxidation, combustion, reactions
Oxygen? No! It is amazing how many books get this one wrong! chemical science, combustion, physical change, chemical change, reactions
Silver Pictures A simple experiment to show how photographs work. chemical science, molecules, chemical formula, chemical change, reactions
Disappearing Water A simple science trick that is often used in magic shows chemical science, mixtures, molecules, physical change, water
Heartless Plants How do plants move water and food without a heart for a pump? chemical science, water
About Microwaves Compare the way that a microwave oven heats water and other substances. chemical science, polar, molecules, water
Flame Color Why are candle flames yellow? atoms, chemical science, indicator, combustion, chemical change
Light as Air When we say that something is as light as air, what does that really mean? atoms, chemical science, molecules
Strange Flame, part 1 Can you figure out why the flame moves backwards? chemical science, combustion
Radioactive What does it mean when we say that something is radioactive? atoms, chemical science
The Cloud Chamber A cool way to see evidence of subatomic particles. atoms, chemical science
The Fire Diamond What does it take for something to burn? chemical science, combustion, molecules, chemical change, reactions
Balloon on a Stick Learn the science behind this classic demonstration. chemical science, molecules, physical change
Dry Ice Learn some fun tricks with dry ice as we explore the science of sublimation. chemical science, molecules, physical change, water
A Watched Pot Who would think that there could be so much science in a pot of boiling water? chemical science, molecules, chemical formula, physical change, water
A Boat Full of Holes Learn about surface tension with a boat made out of holes. chemical science, polar, surface tension, molecules, chemical formula, chemical change, water
Egg States When is a change of state not really a change of state? chemical science, mixtures, physical change
Ice Cream Science Even in the desert, you can make a cold, tasty snack with some common items and a little science. chemical science, mixtures, solutions, physical change
Testing for Tannic Acid A fun but smelly test to find tannins in your food. acid, chemical science, indicator, chemical change, reactions
Microwave Chocolate Combine science and chocolate to learn how a microwave oven works. chemical science, polar, molecules, water
The Hottest Part of the Flame? What is the hottest part of a flame? It may not be where you think it is. chemical science, combustion, chemical change
Hydrothermal Quartz How can hot water form such beautiful quartz crystals? It takes a lot of pressure! chemical science, molecules, solutions, physical change, water
Chromatography Can you tell which pen was used to write a message? Of course you can, if you know the science of chromatography. chemical science, indicator, mixtures, molecules
Wax and Wood, part 2 The answer to the challenge. Did you get it right? chemical science, mixtures, polar, surface tension, molecules, water
Wax and Wood, part 1 We start by putting wood and wax into water, and watching them separate. The challenge is to get them to change places. chemical science, polar, surface tension, molecules, water
Wonderful Water Because it is so common, we forget how chemically bizarre water is. chemical science, polar, surface tension, molecules, water
Iron Cereal What do they put into breakfast cereal to give you your daily requirement of iron? chemical science, mixtures
Cola Color Why do cola drinks contain caramel color? chemical science, mixtures, combustion, chemical formula, chemical change
Taking a Marshmallow Apart Take a marshmallow apart to see what it is made of. chemical science, combustion, molecules, chemical formula, chemical change, reactions
Stale Bread Why does bread go stale so much faster than cake? chemical science, molecules, water
Scaring Pepper Learn about surface tension on water while playing a fun trick on your friends. chemical science, polar, surface tension, molecules, water
Why Wet Things Won't Burn What is it about water that keeps things from burning? chemical science, oxidation, combustion, chemical change, reactions, water
Osmosis Explore a chemical process that keeps your cells going. chemical science, solutions, water
Water Cycle Have you ever really thought about the water cycle, about how old that glass of water really is, and all the places it has been? chemical science, water
Recycle With Americans producing 600,000 tons of garbage a day, it is important to look at what we throw away. chemical science, mixtures
Spoon on Your Nose Use science to stick a spoon to your nose. chemical science, molecules
Identifying Minerals Using simple tests such as luster, hardness, and cleavage/fracture, you can identify most common minerals. chemical science, chemical formula
What is a Mineral? Forget "animal, vegetable, or mineral?" The scientific definiton of a mineral is much more specific. atoms, chemical science, chemical formula
75% Water 75% of the Earth’s surface is water., but that only scratches the surface, as Robert dives into this deep subject. chemical science, water
Changing Colors, Part 2 A continuation of video 120. This time we will mix two clear liquids to form a white liquid. Then we mix that with the black l acid, chemical science, indicator, mixtures, solutions, chemical formula, chemical change, reactions
Changing Colors, Part 1 Can you mix two clear liquids to produce a black liquid? Of course you can! acid, chemical science, indicator, mixtures, molecules, solutions, chemical change, reactions
Fireworks Colors How do they get all the different colors in fireworks? chemical science, indicator, combustion, chemical change, reactions
Sorting Salt and Pepper Can you mix salt and pepper and then sort them out again? Of course you can! chemical science, mixtures
Floating Bubbles Float bubble on a layer of invisible gas. chemical science, surface tension
Cabbage Indicator Make an easy indicator solution for identifying acids and bases. acid, chemical science, indicator, chemical change
Blowing Out a Candle It is amazing how much science is involved in the simple act of blowing out a candle. chemical science, combustion, chemical change
Relighting Candles Some fun science for your next birthday party. chemical science, combustion

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