Equilibrium and Le Chatelier’s Principle

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The best part of learning about equilibrium is that nothing changes. Young chemists observe four demonstrations during this lesson: equilibrium in a saturated solution, equilibrium with an acid-base indicator, equilibrium with cobalt complex ions, and the effect of changing temperature. 

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Instructional Ideas

  • Visit a manufacturer that uses LeChatelier's Principle during the process
  • Have a chemist visit the classroom to explain the many applications of this principle
Classroom Considerations

  • Best fits after the other lessons in the series
  • The final lesson in an 11-part series

  • Lesson includes assessment questions
  • Offers an alternative assessment, allowing for variation and extra practice
  • Provides many differentiation strategies

  • None