Posts filed under ‘Atoms and Elements’
5 minute teacher chalk-and-talk screen casts for kids to review key concepts makes a real difference for all students who miss a bit of instruction. Here’s the why and how to get started…
8th graders + electricity -> a positive experience. Well, except when it’s negative. We give it our best and share some activities, sheets and tips to make this an absorbing, exciting and more-or-less manageble experience all round.
Activity sheets, game boards, mis-understandings and some smack-on-the-head insights for teaching this tricky topic. Apologies to real chemists for shameless simplification of complex concepts.
Check out activities with sheets and pics of some engaging games to teach the concepts of ‘isotope’ and of radioactive decay and half life. Beans, pennies and dice on rainy days, fun.
Games, pics, clips and text to start the Atoms and Elements units.