Intro to Cations and Anions

Intro to Cations and Anions
Intro to Cations and Anions
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Intro to Cations and Anions
Intro to Cations and Anions
Intro to Cations and Anions
Intro to Cations and Anions
Intro to Cations and Anions
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  1. Use this 3 worksheet bundle to help your students learn the difference in cations and anions. Two of the worksheets are to help students learn cations and anions, and 3 worksheets focus on helping students learn the charges associated with those ions. All of these worksheets are coloring worksheets
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  3. This bundle included all of my worksheets I have on learning cations, anions, and polyatomic ions. It also includes an ionic covalent worksheet, and a learning balancing chemical charges when beginning to write chemical formulas worksheet.This bundle will really help your students move through learn
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  5. This bundle will give you the perfect start for this year!There is a color and label page that will teach your students the difference in cations and anions. From there they will move on to a step by step worksheet that will walk them through simple and difficult molar mass calculations. After that
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Product Description

Are you looking for a no prep, easy to use, nearly self grading worksheet for learning cations and anions? You are in the right place! When students use this worksheet they have a solid foundation for learning to write chemical compounds and formulas.


Benefits & Features

  • It is a known fact that color coding increases memory and retention, so by color coding your students will retain the difference in cations and anions which is essential to concepts that follow.
  • There are two versions of this worksheet, one that is just coloring and a second version that tells students to add in the charge, such as 1+ for Na. This makes differentiation possible!
  • Not only does this cover cations and anions, but it includes polyatomic ions. This is a huge benefit to your students because when they start to write chemical compounds, they need to understand that the WHOLE polyatomic ion is an anion.


In my class, I start students off witha black and white periodic table and they color code it for cations and anions. Then, they use this worksheet to get familiar with the cations and anions and their charges. I really focus on charges because that is where students get lost in writing chemical formulas and this worksheet makes sure students know their charges.

This worksheet was created using color memory association since the words cation and anion sound the same, but the worksheet uses blue and yellow to differentiate them.

This is self explanatory enough for homeschool use-just add a periodic table.

This worksheet fits in with several others in this product line. You can read more about it here.


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