Ch 4: Branches of Chemistry for Elementary School

About This Chapter

We can help your elementary student tackle even the toughest chemistry topics with this chapter on the branches of chemistry. Have your child use our fun lessons and quizzes at any time on a computer, mobile phone or tablet to study for a test or get help with a challenging homework assignment.

Branches of Chemistry for Elementary School - Chapter Summary

The specially-designed and kid-friendly lessons in this chapter cover the different branches of chemistry. Your child can study chemistry topics ranging from food and organic chemistry to forensic and polymer chemistry. All of our lessons have been designed by a professional instructor to capture the attention of young learners and teach them in an engaging way. You can test your student's understanding by using the multiple-choice quizzes that follow each lesson.

Chapter Topics

  • Water and food chemistry
  • Organic and green chemistry
  • Polymer and forensic chemistry
  • The job of a chemist

Who It's For

Kids who need extra help with the branches of chemistry will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There's no faster or easier way to learn about the different chemistry branches.

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding the branches of chemistry
  • Students who have learning disabilities or need a little extra help learning about the branches of chemistry
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning science (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient and convenient way to learn about the different branches of chemistry
  • Students who struggle to understand their science teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra science resources

How It Works

  • Find lessons in the chapter that cover the branches of chemistry topics your student needs to learn or review.
  • Press play to watch the video lesson with your student or read through the text lesson.
  • Review the lesson or video transcripts, emphasizing the highlighted vocab words to reinforce learning about the different branches of chemistry.
  • Test your student's understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify your student understands the different branches of chemistry by completing the Branches of Chemistry for Elementary School chapter exam.

7 Lessons in Chapter 4: Branches of Chemistry for Elementary School
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Water Chemistry: Lesson for Kids

1. Water Chemistry: Lesson for Kids

On a hot day, a nice cold glass of water is very refreshing, but have you ever wondered, what is water? What is water made of? Read on to learn exactly what makes water so refreshing.

Organic Chemistry Definition: Lesson for Kids

2. Organic Chemistry Definition: Lesson for Kids

Organic chemistry sounds like a college-level subject, but you can begin to understand it now! In this lesson, learn the definition of organic chemistry, including the building blocks of living things and the bonds that hold them together.

Food Chemistry: Lesson for Kids

3. Food Chemistry: Lesson for Kids

Have you ever wondered what certain foods are made of? If so, you have asked the same question as a food scientist. This lesson will discuss the chemistry behind the foods we cook and eat.

Polymer Chemistry: Lesson for Kids

4. Polymer Chemistry: Lesson for Kids

Polymers are very large molecules that are found in nature and can also be created in a laboratory by scientists. Which polymers do you use every day? Read on to find out.

What is Green Chemistry? - Lesson for Kids

5. What is Green Chemistry? - Lesson for Kids

When you think of green, do you think of nature? Green chemistry is a scientific approach to using chemicals in a way that is helpful to nature and your health. Learn about green chemistry and why it's important.

Forensic Chemistry: Lesson for Kids

6. Forensic Chemistry: Lesson for Kids

Forensic chemists are like crime-fighting super heroes. In this lesson, discover the power of forensic chemistry to help solve crimes and lead detectives to the culprit.

What Does a Chemist Do? - Lesson for Kids

7. What Does a Chemist Do? - Lesson for Kids

Many things that you use every day have been created thanks to a chemist. In this lesson, learn what chemistry is, and discover the jobs and responsibilities of scientists who study chemistry.

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