Chemistry (14-8) eBook

Lesson plan and student worksheets


Data Harvest

Product Description

55 datalogging experiments for Chemistry covering a wide range of ability levels and curriculum requirements for this ages 14-18.  

This eBook, as part of the Secondary Teaching Materials (10 ebooks), contains:

  • The full eBook (PDF) of all the experiment worksheets and teachers notes.
  • Every worksheet and teacher note as a separate PDF
  • Setup files to match these experiments are included in the EasySense1 software

The range of practical activities are:

  • Energy from fuels
  • Electrolysis
  • Endothermic and exothermic reactions
  • Rates of reaction
  • pH changes
  • Changes of state
  • Gas laws
  • Titrations
  • Finding concentrations
  • Measuring viscosity of liquids and effusions 

    The range of datalogging experiments are:

    • Burning a fossil fuel
    • Comparing fuels
    • Good and bad conductors
    • Electric lemons
    • Reduction potentials – micro-Voltaic Cells
    • Faraday's laws of electrolysis
    • Potentiometric study of a mixture of halide ions
    • A displacement reaction
    • Hot and cold reactions
    • Measurement of enthalpy changes: Calorimetry
    • Measurement of enthalpy changes: Endothermic reactions
    • Hess's law: Sodium hydroxide and hydrochloric acid
    • Heat of combustion: Magnesium and Oxygen
    • Heat of solution – adding salt to water
    • Measuring pH values
    • Measuring pH values of everyday substances
    • What is the pH value of water?
    • Comparing the effectiveness of antacids
    • What happens when an alkali is mixed with an acid?
    • A chemical reaction using 2 chemicals round in the home
    • Buffer solutions
    • Change of state from a solid to a liquid
    • Change of state from a liquid to a gas
    • Heat of fusion of ice
    • Hydrogen bonding – evaporation
    • Heat of vaporisation of a liquid
    • Boyle's law
    • Temperature volume relationship in a gas (Charles' law, Gay-Lussacs law)
    • Pressure temperature relationship of a gas. Absolute zero
    • Dalton's law of partial pressures
    • Molar mass of a volatile liquid
    • Determination of R, the gas constant
    • Determination of n for a chemical reaction
    • Acid alkali titration using a burette
    • Acid base titrations: Titration of sodium hydroxide with hydrochloric acid
    • Acid base titration: Titration of sodium carbonate with hydrochloric acid
    • Acid base titrations: Polyprotic acids, determination of the molar concentration of phosphoric acid in cola
    • Acid base titration: Titration of Alanine with sodium hydroxide
    • Thermometric titration
    • Conductometric titration: Titration of sodium hydroxide with hydrochloric acid, using a burette
    • Conductometric titration: Titration of barium hydroxide with hydrochloric acid
    • Rate of reaction: Marble chips and hydrochloric acid
    • Rate of reaction: Which catalyst is best?
    • Light transmittance through a reaction mixture of hydrochloric acid and sodium thiosulphate
    • Autocatalytic oxidation of ethanedioate by manganate (VII)
    • Finding the concentration of a solution using Beer Lambert's law
    • Finding the concentration of chlorine in water using Beer Lambert's law
    • Determination of the manganese content of a paper clip
    • Stoichiometry of the copper – EDTA complex
    • Chemical equilibrium: Calculating Kc
    • Colorimetric determination of glucose concentration
    • Comparing and measuring the viscosity of liquids
    • A demonstration of Grahams law of effusion

    The sensors used include:

    • Temperature (3100)
    • pH (3125PK)
    • Conductivity (3135PK)
    • Oxygen (3130PK)
    • Humidity (3145)
    • Current (3165 or 3166)
    • Voltage (3162)
    • Drop and Bubble Counter (3266)
    • Absolute Gas pressure (3142)
    • Colorimeter (3275)
    • Rotary Motion (3280) with linear rack accessory (3288)

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