Chapter 5: The basics of formula writing and chemical nomenclature are covered in this chapter. The periodic table is used to help students understand oxidation number. Interactives are used to make writing chemical formulas and naming chemical compounds fun and interesting. Two versions of ion quizzes are provided. The chapter has an embedded end-of-chapter quiz, uses graphics, animations, user interactivity or embedded video on almost all pages. This product is designed to provide bite-sized pieces of information in an effort to enhance the scientific literacy of our next generation, not to overwhelm them with sheer quantity of information. Chapter 5 section titles: The Periodic Table • Oxidation Numbers • Ion Quiz • Charges Within Polyatomic Ions • Classification of Compounds • Writing Formulas for Binary Molecular Compounds • Writing Formulas for Binary Ionic Compounds • Writing Formulas for Ternary Compounds • Naming Binary Molecular Compounds • Naming Binary Ionic Compounds • Naming Ternary Compounds • Naming Compounds and Writing Formulas Quiz. This product works both on a Macintosh or PC computer.