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    K - 12 Educator Experiment kits

    The Chicago ACS Section has 50 K – 12 educator experiment kits.  These kits will have supplies and instructions for teachers to use in their classroom.  Please fill out the linked form to sign up to receive a kit.  Kits will be available in late January / early February at several locations.   Videos about the activities will be linked on the website for teachers to be able to understand how and why about an activity.  There are over 12 experiments that can be done multiple times.

    Topics with this kit include:

    • Stoichiometry
    • Intermolecular forces with making a lava lamp
    • Gas properties and laws – growing marshmallow, inflating a balloon and fire extinguisher
    • Density
    • Crystal formations
    • Solutions
    • Types of compounds
    • States of matter and properties of matter.


    More kits will be available throughout the year for teachers to do demonstrations and labs with their students.  Please stay tune for more information about the next kits.  The next kit is tentatively scheduled to be out in late March / early April.