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Chemical Reactions

Published on 01/08/2014

Activity Overview

In this lesson, students will explore chemical reactions and their products and balance chemical equations.

Objectives

  • Students will observe the properties of chemical reactions between various solid and aqueous substances.
  • Students will analyze and balance chemical equations that describe chemical reactions observed in the simulation.

Vocabulary

  • chemical reaction
  • chemical change
  • chemical formula
  • chemical equation
  • phase
  • physical change
  • physical reaction
  • precipitate
  • product
  • reactant

About the Lesson

In this lesson, students will use a simulation to explore reactions between various chemicals.

 As a result, students will:

  • Observe and identify factors associated with chemical reactions.
  • Recognize the reactants and products of various chemical reactions.
  • Balance chemical equations.

 This activity was created using Lua. Learn more about Lua in TI-Nspire here.