April 7, 2010

Chemistry Booklist

Real Science 4 Kids Chemistry, Pre-level 1 and Level 1

Additional references:
Elements: Ingredients of the Universe – Ellen McHenry
Carbon Chemistry
Usborne Complete Book of the Microscope
Usborne Internet-Linked Mysteries and Marvels of Nature
Usborne Internet-Linked Science Encyclopedia

We rent the videos listed below from A Plus Video Rentals since our library doesn't have anything.

BrainPop and BrainPopJr – www.brainpop.com or www.brainpopjr.com

Chapter 1 Atoms (periodic table)
Basher Periodic Table: Elements with Style – Simon Basher
Elements: A Visual Exploration – Theodore Gray
Mystery of the Periodic Table – Benjamin Wiker
Simply Science: Atoms – Melissa Steward
True Books Series: The Periodic Table – Salvatore Tocci
What’s Chemistry All About? - Alex Firth
What’s Smaller Than a Pygmy Shrew? – Robert Wells
World of Elements and Their Properties – Lynn Van Gorp

BrainPop – Atoms
BrainPop – Atomic Model
BrainPop – Periodic Table of Elements

Bill Nye – Atoms and Molecules
Atoms & Molecules (Physical Science in Action series)
Periodic Table (Physical Science in Action series)

Chapter 2 Molecules
Atoms and Molecules: Building Blocks of Matter – Louise Spilsbury
Atoms and Molecules: Building Blocks of the Universe – Darlene Stille
Elements and Compounds: Building Blocks of Matter – Louise Spilsbury
How to Think Like a Scientist – Stephen Kramer
Investigating the Scientific Method with Max Axiom – Donald Lemke
States of Matter (Material Matters) – Carol Baldwin
True Books Series: Hydrogen and the Noble Gases – Salvatore Tocci

BrainPopJr – Scientific Method
BrainPop – Ions
BrainPop – Isotopes

Chemistry- Bill Nye

Chapter 3 Molecules Meet (reactions)
Basher Chemistry: Getting a Big Reaction – Simon Basher
Chemical Reactions: Building Blocks of Matter – Louise Spilsbury
Chemical Reactions (Material Matters) – Carol Baldwin
True Books Series: Calcium – Salvatore Tocci

BrainPop – Radioactivity
BrainPop – Water

Bill Nye – Chemical Reactions
Investigating Chemical Reactions

Chapter 4 Acids and Bases
Acids and Bases (Material Matters) – Carol Baldwin
True Books Series: Carbon – Salvatore Tocci

BrainPop – Acids and Bases
BrainPop – pH Scale

Chapter 5 Acids and Bases React
True Books Series: Oxygen – Salvatore Tocci

BrainPop – Chemical equations

Chapter 6 Mixtures
Day-Glo Brothers – Chris Barton
Floating and Sinking - Franklyn Mansfield Branley
Matter and Materials: Hands on Science – Sarah Angliss
Mixtures (Material Matters)– Carol Baldwin
Mixtures and Solutions: Building Blocks of Matter – Louise Spilsbury
Compounds and Solutions (Material Matters) – Carol Baldwin

BrainPop – Compounds and Mixtures
BrainPop – Diffusion

Bill Nye – Phases of Matter
Bill Nye – Fluids
All About Solids (Physical Science for Children)
Elements, Compounds & Mixtures

Chapter 7 Un-Mixing
Crazy Chemistry (A Weird History of Science ) – John Townsend
Hot As an Ice Cube - Philip Balestrino
Metals (Material Matters) – Carol Baldwin
Nonmetals (Material Matters) – Carol Baldwin
Simply Science: Solids, Liquids, and Gases – Simon Charnon
What is the World Made Of? All About Solids, Liquids, and Gases - Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld

BrainPopJr – Changing States of Matter
BrainPopJr – Solids, Liquids, and Gases
BrainPop – Matter Changing States
BrainPop – Property Changes
BrainPop - Metals
BrainPop – States of Matter


Chapter 8 Food and Taste (energy molecules)
Story of Salt – Mark Kurlansky

BrainPop - Salt

Chapter 9 Molecular Chains (polymers, plastics)
How We Use Plastic – Chris Oxlade OR Plastic - Holly Wallace
Transformed: How Everyday Things are Made – Bill Slavin

BrainPop - Plastic

Chapter 10 Molecules in Your Body (DNA)
Amazing Schemes Within Your Genes - Frances Balkwell
Cell Works: Microexplorers - An Expedition into the Fantastic World of Cells - Patrick A. Baeuerle
Cells Are Us - Frances Balkwell
DNA is Here to Stay - Frances Balkwell
Enjoy Your Cells - Frances Balkwell
Gene Machines - Frances Balkwell
Have a Nice DNA - Frances Balkwell
How the Y Makes the Guy: Microexplorers - A Guided Tour Through the Marvels of Inheritence and Growth - Patrick A. Baeuerle, Norbert Landa
I Know How My Cells Make Me Grow – Kate Rowan
Ingenious Genes: Microexplorers - Learning About the Fantastic Skills of Genetic Engineers and Watching Them at Work - Patrick A. Baeuerle, Norbert Landa
They Came From DNA - Billy Aronson
Supercell - Frances Balkwell

BrainPop – Body Chemistry

Genes – Bill Nye

These links contain other links to all sorts of chemistry videos -
http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2008/03/top-10-amazing/ http://www.kentchemistry.com/KentsDemos.htm
http://science.discovery.com/videos/how-its-made/ (shows how things are made)

Experiment books:
Adventures with Atoms and Molecules – Robert Mebane
Fizz, Bubble & Flash – Anita Brandolini
Super Science Concoctions – Jill Frankel Hauser

Manipulatives to use:
Ein-O’s Box Kit: Molecular Models
Thames and Kosmos Chem C2000 Chemistry Experiment Set
Young Scientists Club experiment kits (# 5, 12, 13, 15, 34, 35)

Biographies (to be read throughout study):
Antoine Lavoisier – Lynn Van Gorp OR Antoine Lavoisier – Lisa Yount
Henry Cavendish – Josepha Sherman
Dmitrii Mendeleev – Susan Zannos
Joseph Priestley – Kate Conley
J.J. Thomson – Josepha Sherman
John Dalton – Jim Whiting
Henry Bessemer – Kathleen Tracy
Marie Curie – Mike Venezia
Early Biographies: Marie Curie – Meachen Rau
Manya's Dream: A Story of Marie Curie – Frieda Wishinsky
Marie Curie: Courageous Pioneer in the Study of Radioactivity – Beverly Birch
Marie Curie: Pioneer Physicist – Carol Greene
Marie Curie’s Search for Radium – Beverly Birch
Pasteur’s Fight Against Microbes – Beverly Birch
Louise Pasteur: Founder of Modern Medicine – John Tiner
Germ Hunter: A Story about Louis Pasteur - Elaine Marie Alphin
Robert Boyle: Trailblazer of Science – John Tiner
Giants of Science: Robert Boyle – John Allen

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