Electron configuration can be very confusing, this assignment helps students first think about electrons in various orbitals. After students are comfortable practicing the "map" of electron diagrams then that is transferred to the "address" of
Students identify which direction a system at equilibrium will shift (left or right) in response to a stress. Students also identify how the concentrations of reactants and products change as a result of that shift (increasing or decreasing
Students analyze the science behind four nuclear power comics. They identify if the comic is for or against nuclear power and write what scientific evidence can be used to support the author. Fun way to connect science to politics!
Conversational and writing sentence stems to help students engage in academic conversations as well as analysis of experiments and activities. Some of the categories include: prediction/analysis questions, group discussion, error analysis,
This zip file contains a powerpoint, guided student notes page, template for the representative paper/lead cutout barriers, and two pictures of student work showing how the notes page looks when completed. Alpha, beta, and gamma radiation is
Density lab in which students find the density of a cube and an irregular-shaped object. They also identify the item based on it's density from a given list. I used aluminum for both! It was easier and a great introduction to lab procedure,
Students build common covalent molecules such as water and carbon dioxide in order to gain experience to help them build addictive substances such as nicotine, ethanol, methamphetamine, and caffeine. Students can also read about how each addictive