Halide Ion Tests

Young chemists love it when colorful solid products appear in a reaction vessel! Scholars discover the products that form during halide ion tests through a hands-on activity. Users go online and apply chemistry knowledge and reasoning skills to solve a set of related puzzles.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Perform each of the halide ion tests and have pupils take notes on the results of each reaction
  • Include the interactive as a part of a lab experiment where partners investigate reactions of halide ions in various solutions
Classroom Considerations
  • Pupils should be comfortable writing and balancing equations, as well as have knowledge of the solubility rules
  • Uses an interesting set of reactions to build ionic bonding knowledge
  • The teacher's guide includes an answer key and printable materials to make your life easier
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