Compounds and Molecules
In this compounds activity, high schoolers compare separating elements of a compound and substances in a mixture. Students review melting and boiling point. This activity has 1 fill in the blank and 5 short answer questions.
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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
AP Chemistry Topic 1: Chemical Foundations, Part C
The foundational chemistry skill of naming simple compounds is practiced thoroughly by completing this instructional activity. This is a marvelous way for your chemists to show what they have learned. In some instances, the chemical...
10th - 12th Science
Chapter 5: Naming Compounds/Writing Formulas
Here is an all-encompassing lesson on naming chemical compounds and writing formulas. It begins by using a color-coded periodic table to teach about the element groups: metals, transition metals, non-metals, and metalloids. Anions and...
9th - 12th Science
What is Chirality and How Did it Get in My Molecules?
Flashy animation, superb narrative, and a touch of bad-hair-day humor explain the nature of chiral molecules in this five-minute feature. Viewers find out how chemist Jacobus Van't Hoff proposed that some saturated carbon molecules are...
5 mins 9th - 12th Science