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Diamond Deception, The
Most chemistry classes study ions. The positive ions are metallic and form by losing electrons and the non-metal elements form negative ions by gaining those electrons...

Dirty Bomb
The film canister represents the bomb case, the baking soda and vinegar represent the bomb explosives, and the colored chalk represents the radioactive material...

Escape! Because Accidents Happen -- Fire
We just finished NOVA's "Car Crash" program in physics. We invited an insurance agent-adjuster to class...

Fireworks!
About 10 days before NOVA's "Fireworks!" program aired, my class had been studying the metals in the periodic table...

Kaboom!
We use NOVA's "Kaboom!" program in our unit on ionic bonds...

Runaway Universe
The astronomers in NOVA's "Runaway Universe" program are using spectroscopy to identify various features of the cosmos...

Special Effects -- Titanic and Beyond
There is no official place in my curriculum for this material, but I'm going to make room in the schedule for NOVA's "Special Effects -- Titanic and Beyond" program...

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