Flinn – Best Practices for Teaching Chemistry

Flinn demo videos

http://www.flinnsci.com/teacher-resources/teacher-resource-videos/best-practices-for-teaching-chemistry/

Videos of 384 demonstrations performed by teachers. Each one has a write up to replicate the demo from.

Classic Chemistry Demonstrations – The Royal Society of Chemistry

Classic Chemistry Demos - RSC

http://www.rsc.org/learn-chemistry/resource/res00000868/classic-chemistry-demonstrations

A book with 100 chemistry demonstrations, downloadable as a pdf.

Indiana University @ Bloomington’s Chemistry Demonstrations

IUB Chemistry Demos

http://www.chem.indiana.edu/faculty-research/faculty-resources/chemistry-demos/demos.asp

A list of demos by topic that include downloadable instructions (in Word) with descriptions, materials needed, and instructions.

NKU Chemistry Demonstration Database

NKU Chemistry Demo Database

http://www.nku.edu/~sieveb1/demos/

A demo resource site with many videos and some instructions for and discussions of demos.

The Surfing Scientist

Surfing Scientist

http://www.abc.net.au/science/surfingscientist/

An arrangement of demos, lesson plans and videos spanning multiple science fields geared mostly to elementary students.

UVA: Physical Science SOL Activities

Physical Science SOL Activities

http://galileo.phys.virginia.edu/outreach/8thGradeSOL/home2.htm

Activities correlating to Virginia 8th Grade Physical Science SOLs

Steve Spangler Science

Steve Spangler Science

http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/experiments

A plethora of science experiments over a range of topics. The site also has science kits, supplies and gadgets for sale.

ACS: Become a Classroom Resource

Become a Classroom Resource

http://portal.acs.org/portal/PublicWebSite/volunteer/chemambassadors/futurechemists/CNBP_023888

ACS has come up with a guide to becoming a resource in the classroom, including planning classroom visits, how to discuss topics with children, and sample activities and demonstrations to do with students.

Elmhurst College’s Virtual ChemBook

Virtual ChemBook

http://www.elmhurst.edu/~chm/demos/index.html

This site has a list of chemistry demonstrations, organized by household materials, and lab chemicals. Each one has directions and an explanation. Doesn’t appear to be updated since 2003.

Science is Fun in the Lab of Shakhashiri

Science is Sun

http://scifun.chem.wisc.edu/

This site has a group of experiments that can be done at home using household materials, descriptions of some common and interesting chemicals, and many additional resources.