Mass Volume and Density:
Mass
 Measure the mass of an object using a triple
beam balance.
Mass
vs. Weight  Measure volume using a graduated cylinder.
Volume
 Measure volume using a graduated cylinder.
Density
of a Solid  Learn to calculate the density of an unknown
solid from knowing its mass and volume.
Density
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.
Density
Challenge Great page for
gifted and talented students! Some excellent challenging problems.
Assessment
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
Using
the Gates Project  An integrated
math, art and science activity with photos from the work of celebrated
artists Christo and JeanneClaude Gates Project in Central Park
Physical and Chemical Properties
States
of Matter  What are the four states
of matter? What is the 5th state of matter?
Physical
Change  What are physical properties?
What is a physical change?
Chemical
Change  What are chemical properties? What is a chemical
change?
Assessment
 Try this javascript test to assess your knowledge 
physical change or chemical change?
Types of Mixtures
Solutions
 What are solutions, examples of solutions,
strength of solutions, what is the universal solvent?
Suspensions,
Emulsions and Colloids  What are suspensions, emulsions
and colloids. Examples of colloids
Summary
Sheet  Summary page comparing solutions, suspensions,
emulsions and colloids in easy chart form.
Final
Assessment  Multiple choice quiz on solutions,
suspensions, emulsions, and colloids
Simple Machines
Lever,
Screw,
Wedge,
Inclined
Plane, Wheel
and Axle,
Pulley
What
is Mechanical Advantage?
Assessment
Test
Molecular Modeling using Jmol
Part
I  Simple
modeling using water, aspirin and hydrocarbon (Wireframe,
Stick, Ball and Stick and Space Filled Models)
Part
II  Modeling using water, ice, diamond, graphite and
salt/
Part
III  Activity Sheet
MathMol
Activity 1  A three part activity  What is the Relationship
between Molecular Modeling and Mathematics
Part
II  Measuring angles and distances within molecules
Part
III  Geometric shape of molecules
Explain it with Molecules
Water
 Why is water such a good solvent?
Ice
 Why does ice float?
Methane
 What is the geometry of methane?
Salt
 Why do table salt crystals have a cubic shape?
Carbon
Monoxide  Why is carbon monoxide so dangerous?
Soap
 How does soap work?
Graphite
 Why is graphite soft and diamond so hard if both are just carbon?
Fullerene
 Why is the fullerene and similar structures the cornerstone
of nanotechnology? How big is a nanotube?
Fullerene
II  What is the approximate diameter of a BuckyBall ?
DNA
Strand  Why do carcinogens like nicotine cause cancer?
How
do Drugs Work?
Practice International Math and Science Tests (TIMSS)
TIMSS
Population 1 (Third and Fourth Grade Mathematics):
TIMSS
Population 2 (7th and 8th Grade Mathematics):
TIMSS
Test  Population 3 (Grade 12 Advanced Mathematics):
TIMSS
Test Population 1 (Third and Fourth Grade Science):
TIMSS
Test  Population 2 (Seventh and Eighth Grade Science):
TIMSS
Test Population 3 (Grade 12 General Mathematics and Science):
Solar System
The
Solar System  Introduction
 Our
Solar System  Sun
 Mercury
 Venus
 Earth
 Moon
 Mars
 Asteroid
Belt  Jupiter
 Saturn
 Uranus
 Neptune
 Pluto

Scientific Notation
Introduction
 Learn the basic principles of scientific
notation. Convert standard numbers to scientific notation.
Scientific
Notation Generator  Javascript program will enable you
to practice converting any number from basic notation to scientific
notation.
Multiplication with Scientific Notation  Learn multiplication
using scientific notation, with positive and negative exponents.
Division
with Scientific Notation  Learn division using scientific
notation with positive and negative exponents.
Word
Problems using Scientific Notation  Mixed multiplication/division
problems, word problems using scientific notation
