This demonstration allows students to experimentally determine the speed of light by heating a piece of chocolate in a microwave oven. This demonstration is best used as an enrichment activity as the concepts involved go beyond the curriculum expectations. Still, the demonstration offers a very interesting and intriguing look at electromagnetic waves.
This PowerPoint presentation offers teachers ideas for demonstrations of multiple concepts across grades 9 through 12 chemistry classes. read more
Categories: Lab/Student Activity
Stuck by Oliver Jeffers is a story about a boy who gets his kite stuck in a tree. He throws other objects up into the tree to try and get his kite down. This book can be used to inspire the design... read more