Thematic Units - Chemistry


You will find various Lesson Plans on the top portion of this page.
Further down, you will find Web Sites.
At the bottom of the page, you will find Books that you can order directly from!

Lesson Plans & Experiments

Home Experiments Grades All
These experiments are part of a collection that Professor Shakhashiri distributes to the audience at his annual holiday lecture and at other presentations throughout the year.

Lesson Plans - Chemistry Grades Upper
Find a variety of Chemistry lessons here.

Reeko's Mad Scientist Lab Grades All
Find great experiment ideas.

The Science Explorer Grades All
A source of great home and school activities.

Web Sites

Learn about the basics of chemistry...molecules, states of matter, reactions and more.

Chemistry Teaching Resources
Find great resources such as: The Periodic Table, lessons, experiments and more.

This site is geared toward high school students, but can be a useful teacher resource.

Dmitri Mendeleev
Learn about the man who created the table of periodic elements.

"This is an interactive tour of current research in the materials sciences at Berkeley Lab's Advanced Light Source."

Periodic Table of Comics
Find comic book pages for each element.

Virtual Chemsitry and Simulations
"Chemistry moves from the lab and the classroom to the computer, as working in a virtual chemistry laboratory and viewing simulations provide additional ways of learning chemistry."

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Adventures With Atoms and Molecules : Chemistry Experiments for Young People (Adventures With Science , No 1)
by Robert C. Mebane, Thomas R. Rybolt

A Guide to the Elements
by Albert Stwertka, Eve Stwertka

Antoine Lavoisier : Founder of Modern Chemistry (Great Minds of Science)
by Lisa Yount

Calcium (The Elements)
by John Farndon

Carbon (Sparks of Life : Chemical Elements That Make Life Possible)
by Jean F. Blashfield

Chemical Chaos (Horrible Science)
by Nick Arnold

Chemistry (Science Projects)
by Chris Fairclough (Illustrator), Chris Oxlade

Chemistry Experiments (Pocket Scientist)
by Johnson

Chemistry Lab
by Sarah Angliss

Chemical Accident (A Disaster! Book)
by Christopher F. Lampton

Chemical Elements : From Carbon to Krypton
by David E. Newton

Chemical Reactions : Teacher's Guide : Grades 6-10
by Jacqueline Barber

Chemicals and Reactions (Science Factory)
by Jon Richards

Cool Chemistry : Great Experiments With Simple Stuff
by Steven W. Moje

Essential Chemistry (Usborne Essential Guides)
by Clive Gifford

Exploring Chemical Elements and Their Compounds
by David L. Heiserman

Eyewitness Books: Chemistry
by Ann, Dr Newmark

Eyewitness Books: Matter
by Christopher Cooper

Hands-On Chemistry Activities With Real-Life Applications (Physical Science Curriculum Library, V. 2)
by Norman Herr, James B. Cunningham

Hydrogen (Sparks of Life : Chemical Elements That Make Life Possible)
by Jean F. Blashfield

Introduction to Chemistry
by Jane Chisholm

Iron (The Elements , No 1)
by Giles Sparrow

Its a Gas!
by Margaret Griffin

Janice Vancleave's A+ Projects in Chemistry : Winning Experiments for Science Fairs and Extra Credit
by Janice Pratt VanCleave

Janice VanCleave's Chemistry for Every Kid: 101 Easy Experiments that Really Work
by Janice Pratt Vancleave

Linus Pauling and the Chemistry of Life : And the Chemistry of Life (Oxford Portraits in Science)
by Tom Hager

Louis Pasteur : Disease Fighter (Great Minds of Science)
by Linda Wasmer Smith

Magnesium (The Elements)
by Colin Uttley

Marie Curie and the Discovery of Radium (Barrons Solution Series)
by Ann E. Steinke, Anne Steinke

Mix It Up : The Science of Chemistry (The Learning Activity Books, 2)
by Sunnie Kim, Lisa Melton

Nitrogen (Sparks of Life : Chemical Elements That Make Life Possible)
by Jean F. Blashfield

Plastics and Polymers (Everyday Material Science Experiments)
by Robert C. Mebane

Ready-To-Use Chemistry Activities for Grades 5-12 (Secondary Science Curriculum Activities Library)
by Mark J. Handwerker

Science in Seconds With Toys : Over 100 Experiments You Can Do in Ten Minutes or Less
by Jean Potter

Science Projects About Chemistry (Science Projects)
by Robert Gardner

Science Projects About Kitchen Chemistry (Science Projects)
by Robert Gardner

Solids, Liquids and Gases (Starting With Science Series)
by Louise Osborne

Solid, Liquid, or Gas? (It's Science)
by Sally Hewitt, Helaine Cohen (Editor)

Super Science Concoctions : 50 Mysterious Mixtures for Fabulous Fun
by Jill Frankel Hauser

The Story of Iron (First Book)
by Karen Fitzgerald

The Story of Nitrogen (First Books - Chemical Elements)
by Karen Fitzgerald

The Story of Oxygen (First Books)
by Karen Fitzgerald

Water: Simple Experiments for Young Scientists
by Larry White, Laurence B. White

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