Photo credit: Khan Academy Khan Academy offers great courses in Math, Science, Engineering, Arts, Humanities, Computing, Economics, Finance, and test preparation. This link will take you to the lessons for Chemistry, which includes: Atoms, Compounds, Ions, Chemical Reactions & Stoichiometry, Electronic Structure of Atoms, Periodic Table, Chemical Bonds, and many, many more.
Photo credit: Neil DeGrasse Tyson’s quote We Are All Connected is a great song that focuses on the commonality of ALL humans, really of ALL living things.
Photo credit: acapelascience2 All About That Base (No Acid) teaches students about acids and bases. This is a song parody that is based upon the song “All About That Base” by Meghan Trainor
Photo credit: AsapSCIENCE Using songs and mnemonic devices can help students memorize the elements of the periodic table. The NEW periodic table song is an active fast paced song that has a catchy tune. With practice it can be memorized. If you doubt it, check out this amazing 6 year old girl who has […]
Photo credit: The Ohio State University I created an awesome game of Kahoot to review the evolution of atomic theory. Kahoot is a game show style game. You need one computer to project the questions and possible answers, and you need a cell phone, iPad, Chromebook, or other device to input the answers. This is […]
Photo credit: http://ec.europa.eu Chemical Party is a video that compares element behaviors to the ways in which people behave at parties. This video can provide an analogy to help students understand concepts about chemistry, which can initially seem abstract. This video is from the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions fellowship, which is part of the European Commision […]
Photo credit: www.destinationimagination.org I like game-based learning, and a great way to learn about the periodic table is by playing periodic table Battleship. A pdf with the rules can be found here. This is a fun way to engage students to help them learn about where the elements are located on the periodic table, as […]