Demonstrate chemical structures through the formation of silicate crystals.
- Understand and demonstrate chemical crystals
- Aligned to NGSS practices
- Cross cutting concepts: patterns
- Disciplinary core ideas: PS1.A, PS1.B
Demonstrate polymer chemistry. Newsprint is dissolved in a solution of ammonium hydroxide and cupric sulfate. The solution is then added to a sulfuric acid solution and dark strands are formed.