Lab: PhET Sugar and Salt Solutions


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Title Lab: PhET Sugar and Salt Solutions
Description This activity guides a student, group of students, or a class through an exploration of the Sugar and Salt Solution sim. The idea is to introduce the concept of electrolytes and non-electrolytes and what differentiates them at the molecular scale. Prior to doing the activity it may be helpful to demonstrate to students a physical conductivity tester, showing how the light bulb lights only when there is a power source and there is an electrolyte dissolved in the water. If I have made any changes to the activity they will be shown on the live version of this document at http://kaffee.50webs.com/Science/labs/Chem/Lab-PhET.Sugar.and.Salt.Solutions.html
Subject Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science
Level High School, Middle School, Undergrad - Intro
Type Discussion Prompts, Guided Activity, Lab
Duration 30 minutes
Answers Included No
Language Engleski
Keywords conduct, dissolve, electrolyte, ion, molecule, non-electrolyte
Simulation(s) Otopine šećera i soli


Author(s) Aaron Keller
Contact Email akeller@scarboroughschools.org
School / Organization Scarborough High School
Date submitted 2020.02.05
Date updated 2020.02.05