This Atoms & Molecules Unit Study introduces atoms and molecules with fun, hands-on lessons that are even scripted for easy use! The pdf comes with 10 lessons, 2 of which are fantastic card games! Here is the outline:
Lesson 1: Intro to Atoms
Lesson 2: Inside an Atom (Atomic Names, Subatomic Particles, Atomic Structure, and the Periodic Table)
Lesson 3: Intro to the Periodic Table (Atomic Names, Subatomic Particles, Atomic Structure, and the Periodic Table)
Lesson 4: Abundant Atoms Game (Periodic Table, elements, trends)
Lesson 5:Molecules (How Atoms Combine, Covalent Bonds)
Lesson 6: Molecules, How Atoms Combine, Covalent Bonds
Lesson 7: Molecules, How Atoms Combine, Ionic Bonds
Lesson 8: Common Molecules & Compounds
Lesson 9: Mighty Molecules Game
Lesson 10: Atom Projects
These lessons are perfect for homeschoolers and can easily be adapted to classroom use!
Some lessons, especially the last one, may take more than one day. That is okay! Give your students enough time to complete the projects the best they can!