ERIC Number: ED307165
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-May
Reference Count: N/A
Chemistry for Kids: Generating Carbon Dioxide in Elementary School Chemistry and Using a Computer To Write about It.
Schlenker, Richard M.; Yoshida, Sarah
This material describes an activity using vinegar and baking soda to generate carbon dioxide, and writing a report using the Appleworks word processing program for grades 3 to 8 students. Time requirement, relevant process skills, vocabulary, mathematics skills, computer skills, and materials are listed. Activity procedures including class discussion are discussed. Four kinds of curriculum extension activities are described: (1) "Report Writing," using a word processing program; (2) "Volcanos" (simulating an eruption); (3) "Letter Writing"; and (4) "Handbook of Chemistry and Physics" (looking up the formula for baking soda or sodium hydrogen carbonate). (YP)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Dependents Schools (DOD), Washington, DC. Pacific Region.