Food containers are common sources of waste. These materials can end up in landfill or be diverted by thinking of the 3 Rs: Reduce, Reuse, Recyle. Students will examine product packaging to assess packaging in terms of sustainability through the 3 Rs. Students work in groups to actively participate throughout the demonstration.
Chemists are constantly faced with the daunting task of counting large numbers of items, specifically atoms, ions, molecules and compounds. This task is made even more difficult by the fact that not... read more
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The thermite reaction is very exciting, but also extremely dangerous. Iron has a melting point of over 1500oC and the reaction can reach temperatures of over 2000oC. This reaction was once used to... read more
Xylem and phloem tissues make up the "circulatory" system of a plant. The xylem tissues transport water from the roots to all of the other living tissues, while the phloem tissues transport sugars... read more