Mass Volume and Density:
- Measure the mass of an object using a triple
vs. Weight - Measure volume using a graduated cylinder.
- Measure volume using a graduated cylinder.
of a Solid - Learn to calculate the density of an unknown
solid from knowing its mass and volume.
of a Liquid - Learn to calculate
the density of an unknown liquid from knowing its mass and volume
using a graduated cylinder and triple beam balance. Learn what
a hydrometer is, and what it can do.
Challenge -Great page for
gifted and talented students! Some excellent challenging problems.
on Density- Twenty questions on mass, volume
and density (two levels of difficulty). Your test is marked online.More
Applications on Using Density -- Art -- Math and Science
the Gates Project - An integrated
math, art and science activity with photos from the work of celebrated
artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude Gates Project in Central Park
Physical and Chemical Properties
of Matter - What are the four states
of matter? What is the 5th state of matter?
Change - What are physical properties?
What is a physical change?
Change - What are chemical properties? What is a chemical
physical change or chemical change?
Types of Mixtures
- What are solutions, examples of solutions,
strength of solutions, what is the universal solvent?
Emulsions and Colloids - What are suspensions, emulsions
and colloids. Examples of colloids
Sheet - Summary page comparing solutions, suspensions,
emulsions and colloids in easy chart form.
Assessment - Multiple choice quiz on solutions,
suspensions, emulsions, and colloids
is Mechanical Advantage?
Molecular Modeling using Jmol
I -- Simple
modeling using water, aspirin and hydrocarbon (Wireframe,
Stick, Ball and Stick and Space Filled Models)
II - Modeling using water, ice, diamond, graphite and
III - Activity Sheet
Activity 1 -- A three part activity -- What is the Relationship
between Molecular Modeling and Mathematics
II - Measuring angles and distances within molecules
III - Geometric shape of molecules
Explain it with Molecules
- Why is water such a good solvent?
- Why does ice float?
- What is the geometry of methane?
- Why do table salt crystals have a cubic shape?
Monoxide - Why is carbon monoxide so dangerous?
- How does soap work?
- Why is graphite soft and diamond so hard if both are just carbon?
- Why is the fullerene and similar structures the cornerstone
of nanotechnology? How big is a nanotube?
II - What is the approximate diameter of a BuckyBall ?
Strand - Why do carcinogens like nicotine cause cancer?
do Drugs Work?
Practice International Math and Science Tests (TIMSS)
Population 1 (Third and Fourth Grade Mathematics):
Population 2 (7th and 8th Grade Mathematics):
Test -- Population 3 (Grade 12 Advanced Mathematics):
Test Population 1 (Third and Fourth Grade Science):
Test -- Population 2 (Seventh and Eighth Grade Science):
Test --Population 3 (Grade 12 General Mathematics and Science):
Solar System | Introduction
Solar System | Sun
Belt | Jupiter
- Learn the basic principles of scientific
notation. Convert standard numbers to scientific notation.
to practice converting any number from basic notation to scientific
Multiplication with Scientific Notation - Learn multiplication
using scientific notation, with positive and negative exponents.
with Scientific Notation - Learn division using scientific
notation with positive and negative exponents.
Problems using Scientific Notation - Mixed multiplication/division
problems, word problems using scientific notation