is an interactive series of mini-lessons in which students are given an audio-visual treat that is followed by a second treat that can be touched, tasted, and smelled! Each mini-lesson can be implemented at any point, but topics do grow and provide a fun supplement to the school year.
WHAT WILL I GET WITH THIS PRODUCT?
This download is week 16 in the Chemistry Quint-a-sense series.
It features methyl salicylate, oil of wintergreen. While this mini-lesson is designed to fit best around the 3rd week in December, near the Winter Solstice, it can be implemented at any time.
You will get a sharable mini-lesson, which can be presented over the course of 5-15 minutes, and remembered for years, depending upon your audience. The download comes with three sharing formats: Smart notebook, PowerPoint, and PDF.
Note: You will need to obtain the sharable treat separately! ;)
Numerous breath mints and candies will work for this treat. For something extra special (and related to the longest night of the year in the northern hemisphere) get the wintergreen life savers, darken the room, and demonstrate triboluminescence as you crush the life saver.
IDEAS FOR USE:
Although the mini-lessons in this series occasionally tie in with the calendar and build progressively upon each other, each mini-lesson is also self standing and can be used completely independently.
Suggested ideas for use:
1) In the original "once per week" chronological order.
2) As a fun "change of pace", whenever needed.
3) As a "hook" for the start of a chapter, Unit, or lesson.
4) As a "reward" for participation, attendance, or test average
5) In a "continuous series" to start each day or lesson in a particular unit of study or month.
Click here to see additional "Chemistry Quint-a-sense" mini-lessons in the 36 week full school-year series!