In this chemistry activity, students complete a chart about common compounds. Examples include baking soda, sugar, and wood alcohol.
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Review of Ionic and Covalent Compounds and Transitioning from Ionic to Covalent Compounds
Here is a unique assigment: compare and contrast ionic and covalent compounds in an extensive data table and then analyze Lewis dot structures in antoher. Three columns are to befilled in: "characteristic or feature," "applies to ionic...
9th - 12th Science
Who Took Jerell's iPod? ~ An Organic Compound Mystery
Within the setting of a crime scene investigation, biochemistry beginners analyze organic compounds as a means of determining "Who dunnit." They use a brown paper test for lipids, glucose test strips and iodine to identify carbohydrates,...
7th - 12th Science
Molecular and Ionic compounds, and writing formulas
This sheet starts with a chart of prefixes and another chart of easy formulas for which your pupils should find the corresponding compound name. This lead in, along with the chart of "exceptions", will help activate prior knowledge in...
9th - Higher Ed Science
The Four Groups of Biologically Important Compounds
This is not they typical set of teacher instructions. It is an organized chart of the important organic compounds. For each, the involved elements, the name of the building block monomers, the names of polymers, extra information, and a...
7th - 12th Science
Compounds of Carbon Containing Halogens (Haloalkanes and Haloarenes)
Halogens comes from a Greek word which translates to make salt. Lesson 27 in the series of 36 teaches pupils about halogens. Pupils read, discuss, and answer questions in order to learn about haloalkanes and haloarenes. From defining...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Ionic Bond and Ionic Compounds
It's true! Opposites do attract! A straightforward video lesson explains the basics of ionic bonding. Using visual models, the instructor describes the repeating patterns in an ionic compound. She also explains how a formula unit simply...
2 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Formulae of Compounds
Many people confuse the chemical formulas for copper carbonate and copper oxide. A set of challenging puzzles review commonly confused compound names and their symbols. Through a series of four puzzles, pupils match the names and...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable