Galva High School and Stark County High School

Integrated Science Curriculum

Year 2: Theme - Fantastic Voyages

III. Chemical Reactions Unit

A. Chemical reactions

  1. Lecture: Reactants and products
  2. Lecture: Writing and balancing chemical equations
  3. Lab: "Conservation of mass" (MPS Lab, p. 129)
  4. Demos: Types of reactions
  5. Lab: "Chemical reactions" (MPS Lab, p. 137)
B. Energy in chemical reactions
  1. Demo: Exothermic and endothermic reactions
  2. Activity: "Energy changes in chemical reactions"
C. Reaction rates
  1. Demo: Grain bin explosion
  2. Demo: Clock reactions
  3. Lab: "Blues in a beaker" (SL, p. 2.11)
  4. Activity: "Pick up the pace" (SL, p. 2.6)
  5. Minilab: "How does an enzyme function?" (SI, p. 219)
  6. Activity: "Toothpick biochemistry" (Flinn Scientific, BioFax)
  7. Activity: "How sensitive are enzymes to temperature?" (SI, p. 314)
D. Acids and bases
  1. Demo: Denaturation of proteins
  2. Activity: "Acids, bases, & indicators" (MPS Lab, p. 141)
  3. Lab: "The cabbage patch indicators & the petal papers" (HOGSA, pp. 202-203)
  4. Activity: "Household acids and bases"
  5. Lab: "Neutralization reactions"
E. Household chemistry
  1. Activity 29: "Toxics in the home" (ESAK, pp. 281-289)
  2. Activity: "Hair chemistry" (HOGSA, p. 113)
  3. Activity: "Give it a test - A lesson of testing for presence of food" (CSI, p. 197)
  4. Activity: "The egg boiler" (SL, p. 2.25)
  5. Food Chemistry
    1. Investigation 6: "All you can eat" (SL, p. 1.34)
    2. Lab: "Chemistry of food - Part 2" (Flinn Scientific)
    3. Lab: "Chemistry of food - Part 3" (Flinn Scientific)
    4. Lab: "Chemistry of food - Part 4" (Flinn Scientific)
F. Performance assessment: Design a household cleaner
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