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Product 13002

By: Penney Sconzo, Westminster School, Atlanta, GA, Elenore Grow, Horizon H.S., Brighton, CO

With the Tie-Dyeing Chemistry Activity Kit, students will find tie-dyeing a memorable learning experience. Tie-dyeing is not only a lot of fun, but also a great way to teach fundamental chemistry concepts.

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Tie-dyeing is not only a lot of fun, but also a great way to teach chemistry concepts. Whether you teach beginning chemistry or AP Chemistry, your students will find tie-dyeing a memorable learning experience. Includes 120 jumbo Beral-type pipets, 120 rubber bands, 45 grams each of yellow, red, blue, and green reactive dyes, 500 grams of sodium carbonate activator, 650 grams of urea and complete instructions on how to tie-dye. Complete for 30 students working individually. 100% cotton T-shirts are required, but not included.

Correlation to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Science & Engineering Practices

Asking questions and defining problems
Planning and carrying out investigations
Analyzing and interpreting data
Constructing explanations and designing solutions

Disciplinary Core Ideas

MS-PS1.A: Structure and Properties of Matter
HS-PS1.A: Structure and Properties of Matter

Crosscutting Concepts

Patterns
Cause and effect

Performance Expectations

MS-PS1-2. Analyze and interpret data on the properties of substances before and after the substances interact to determine if a chemical reaction has occurred.
MS-PS1-3. Gather and make sense of information to describe that synthetic materials come from natural resources and impact society.
HS-PS1-2. Construct and revise an explanation for the outcome of a simple chemical reaction based on the outermost electron states of atoms, trends in the periodic table, and knowledge of the patterns of chemical properties.
HS-PS1-5. Apply scientific principles and evidence to provide an explanation about the effects of changing the temperature or concentration of the reacting particles on the rate at which a reaction occurs.