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Applications of Chemistry DVD Set

Applications of Chemistry DVD Set, AP7494
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Applications of Chemistry DVD Set
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Build connections between principles and applications of science and help students see exciting chemistry all around them! Our incredible video series of tested and proven lab activities is now available on DVD! Experience the inspiration of being in a workshop classroom with fellow teachers as award-winning presenters perform each experiment or demonstration and explain its underlying design. Improve your motivation and confidence to make chemistry truly come alive in your classroom for all your students. Build your video library today! Handouts provided for all activities! There is also a complete bundled Teaching Chemistry Video Series DVD Set (Catalog No. AP7495) available that includes more than 75 hours of videos.

All of the videos listed below are available on the Applications of Chemistry DVD set, which includes Chemistry Is Fun, Organic Chemistry, Nuclear Chemistry, Real World Applications, and Polymer Chemistry. More than 9 hours of total viewing on 7 disks! 63 total activities! 

Chemistry Is Fun

Enliven your classes, inspire your students, and reach out to their parents too! 3 videos.

Concepts: States of matter, chemical reactions, acid–base indicators, osmosis, polymers, chromatography, density, combustion reactions, oxidation and reduction, reducing sugars, Boyle's law, decomposition reactions, surface tension, Henry's law

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Open House Demonstrations Most chemistry teachers like to have a couple of demonstrations that they can use anyplace, anytime, or for special occasions. 4 activities, 41 min.
Classroom Fun Fun activities that will captivate your students! 6 activities, 48 min.
Favorite Holiday Demonstrations Chemistry is for all seasons! Celebrate the holidays by showing demonstrations that celebrate chemistry! 6 activities, 47 min.

Organic Chemistry 

Attaching the word organic to food has become a mark of quality, to signify that it is natural and unadulterated. Isn't it time to reclaim that connection for organic chemistry as well? 2 videos.

Concepts: VSEPR theory and molecular geometry, combustion reactions, oxidation and reduction, reducing sugars, polar and nonpolar compounds, hydrogen bonding, sigma and pi bonds, boiling point and vapor pressure, activation energy, and single, double, and triple bonds

Video Description
Structures of Organic Compounds Give students a basic understanding of the structures of organic molecules and show them that structures influence the properties of organic compounds. 4 activities, 36 min.
Reactions of Organic Compounds Incorporate organic chemistry into some of the core topics in your chemistry curriculum, such as chemical reactions, oxidation–reduction, and kinetics. 4 activities, 32 min.

Nuclear Chemistry

The 20th century proved that the devastating power of nuclear chemistry could also be used to benefit mankind—to generate energy, diagnose disease, and decode the human genome. Help students become more informed citizens by teaching nuclear chemistry! 1 video.

Concepts: Radioactivity, nuclear decay, half-life, cloud chambers, fission, chain reactions, neutron capture, and alpha, beta, and gamma decay

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Nuclear Chemistry Creative simulations and activities using consumer radiation sources provide safe alternatives for learning about the principles of nuclear chemistry and the promise and peril of the nuclear age. 4 activities, 36 min.

Real-World Applications

Show students that chemistry is all around them! 5 videos.

Concepts: Oxidation–reduction, acids and bases, food additives, antacids, neutralization reactions, calorimetry, density, chemical reactions, stoichiometry, gas solubility, exothermic and endothermic reactions, electrolysis, electroplating, nanotechnology, transition metals, titration, buffers

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Consumer Chemistry Use consumer products to increase student interest in the principles and applications of acid–base chemistry, oxidation and reduction reactions, and thermochemistry. 4 activities, 54 min.
Chemistry of Food There has to be a good reason if you bring food into the chemistry lab. Analyze it! 3 activities, 38 min.
Food Additives Help your students build connections between biology, chemistry, and nutrition. 3 activities, 30 min. 
Environmental Chemistry Show students that chemical reactions abound in the soil beneath our feet, the air we breathe, and the water we drink. 4 activities, 36 min.
Industrial Chemistry Discover the chemicals and chemical reactions that are used in industry to provide materials and energy for our daily lives. 4 activities, 42 min.

Polymer Chemistry

The enormous size of polymer molecules and the flexibility of polymer chains give polymers unique and interesting properties. 3 videos

Concepts: Condensation polymers, nylon, addition polymers, free-radical indicators, chain reactions, catalysis, polysaccharides, cross-linking, viscosity, gel formation, biodegradability, superabsorbent polymers, osmosis

Video Description
Preparation of Polymers Make your own gummy worms, slime, and polyurethane foam using these easy-to-follow activities. 5 activities, 46 min.
Properties of Polymers Explore the properties of polymers to find out more about these incredibly useful modern materials. 5 activities, 47 min.
Fun with Polymers Introduce students to the basic structure of polymer molecules and their unusual properties with these fun activities. 6 activities, 38 min.

The Applications of Chemistry DVD Set is one of ten different Teaching Chemistry Video Series DVD Sets! Click on the items below for more information about the other DVD sets.


Additional Resources
Flinn Catalog/Reference Manual Page 469

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