Moles, Atoms, Grams Oh My!

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Provide young chemists with the opportunity to fully understand the mole concept. Learners measure various substances in teams, perform required calculations, and have the opportunity to discuss the accuracy of their results with peers.      

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas

  • Use as a review of basic calculations to perform mole to gram conversions
Classroom Considerations

  • Provides 12 group sheets that has teams test out various measurements for accuracy
  • Allow learners multiple opportunities to ask questions, if needed, while performing this activity
  • Requires extensive preparation before beginning the activity

  • Learners work in groups and are offered multiple opportunities to provide correct answers, thus allowing them the ability to discuss with peers
  • Various substances may be used and lead to a more engaging activity

  • Answer keys must be made by the teacher which is time consuming