This "Egg" Hunt is to add a little excitement to basic stoichiometry practice problems. Types of problems include: mole ratio, mole-mole, and mole-mass.
Students can work independently or in teams of two. They need to move around the room and locate the hidden questions (to be set up ahead of time). When they find a question, they solve it and rehide it for the next person to find.
The equations they need in order to solve the problems are on their paper, and there is room to do all of their work in the numbered box that matches the question.
SET UP: Cut the 20 questions into their own strip, and hide them around the classroom. It is written for them to be hidden inside of plastic eggs, but they can be placed inside any objects of your choosing, or taped to index cards.
- 20 plastic eggs (or index card, etc.)
- You can allow students to race to see who can find and solve all of the problems first.
- As written, students only need to locate and solve 15 of the 20 problems. You can choose to have them solve all of the problems (and print extra copies of the questions for students who are unable to find all of the hidden problems during class).
- The assignment is easy to modify if you need a more challenging version for a different level class or student (example, you can have them balance the equations first, or change some of the problems to mass-mass ones).