Ch 3: Experimental Laboratory Chemistry Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The Experimental Laboratory chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach the students in your classroom about chemistry topics such as the metric system and unit conversion. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Experimental Laboratory chapter into a 3-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

Day Topics Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday Chemistry Lab Equipment: Supplies, Glassware and More Frequent chemistry lab processes and commonly-used equipment
Tuesday Chemistry Lab Safety & Accuracy Procedures & Equipment Rules for lab safety and accuracy in performing experiments
Wednesday How to Identify Chemicals in Solution: Test Methods & Materials Methods of identifying chemicals in solution, including precipitation, flame tests and acid-base reaction

8 Lessons in Chapter 3: Experimental Laboratory Chemistry Lesson Plans
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Chemistry Lab Safety & Accuracy Procedures & Equipment

1. Chemistry Lab Safety & Accuracy Procedures & Equipment

Working safely and collecting accurate data are the two most important parts of working in a chemistry lab. This lesson will give tips so you can succeed in both areas.

Chemistry Safety Lesson Plan

2. Chemistry Safety Lesson Plan

Teaching your students how to be safe in the chemistry lab setting can be challenging, but fun. Your students will watch an interesting video, have a discussion, complete safety posters, and take a quiz.

Lab Safety Lesson Plan

3. Lab Safety Lesson Plan

This lesson plan allows students to learn lab safety in a fun, creative way. Begin the lesson with a short video and then have students work independently, creating comics that can be posted around the room that remind students of the lab rules.

Chemistry Lab Equipment: Supplies, Glassware & More

4. Chemistry Lab Equipment: Supplies, Glassware & More

When you bake a cake, you use different tools for each step in the process: a bowl for mixing, cups for measuring ingredients and an oven for baking. In this lesson, you will discover the name and purpose of many of the different tools that are used in the chemistry lab.

Lab Safety Equipment Lesson Plan

5. Lab Safety Equipment Lesson Plan

Lab safety equipment can help to decrease the ramifications of an accident in the lab. This lesson plan is an interesting way to introduce lab safety equipment to your students as they watch a video and complete lab safety equipment activities.

How to Identify Chemicals in Solution: Test Methods & Materials

6. How to Identify Chemicals in Solution: Test Methods & Materials

Do you have a mysterious solution sitting around? Learn to identify it using one of the following methods: through precipitation, using conduction, using a flame test, using an acid-base indicator and observing the color of the solution.

Chemistry Projects for High School

7. Chemistry Projects for High School

This lesson provides a wide array of activities that can be done in the chemistry classroom. Most include math skills along with the chemistry lesson.

Environmental Chemistry Experiments

8. Environmental Chemistry Experiments

If you are a teacher of chemistry, you might be interested in helping your students think about the environment. The experiments in this lesson help with the application of chemistry to environmental studies.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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