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National Science Foundation: Chemistry Now

In 2011, the National Science Foundation (NSF) teamed with NBC Learn and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) to create Chemistry Now, a weekly, online video series that explored the science of "common, physical objects in our world and the changes they undergo every day." These videos, which numbered in the dozens, and can be found here on this site, covered such quotidian but engaging topics as the Chemistry of Salt (NaCl), the Chemistry of Ice, Chemistry of Fear and Fright, Chemistry of Changing Leaves, Cheeseburger Chemistry: Pickles, and many others. Video lengths range from just under four minutes to just over eight minutes in length. The soundtracks, graphics, and topics are designed to appeal to middle and high school students, and they are a perfect supplement for educators who are looking to enrich lessons plans on chemistry and related subjects.
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August 17th, 2012
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September 11th, 2015
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August 17th, 2012 at 10:25am
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August 17th, 2012 at 1:58pm
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