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In this activity, learners explore temperature changes from chemical reactions by mixing urea with water in one flask and mixing calcium chloride with water in another flask. They observe that the urea flask gets cold and the calcium chloride flask gets hot. The main idea is that some chemical processes release heat energy and are exothermic, while some chemical processes absorb heat energy and are endothermic. This activity is currently used in the Nature of Matter Unit in OMSI's Chemistry Lab. Cost estimates are per 100 learners.

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    NSDL,energy,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-056,Heat and Temperature,Early Elementary,heat transfer,endothermic,Upper Elementary,Informal Education,Higher Education,Middle School,exothermic,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110926123359144T,Elementary School,Physical science,Chemistry,Physics,Heat Transfer,High School,Solutions,Pre-Kindergarten,Physical Sciences,chemistry,dissolve

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    English

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