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ACTIVITY in Naming Compounds. Last updated March 25, 2020.


From this reference, students will gain a better understanding of how to name compounds.

Grade Level

High School


By the end of this lesson, students should be able to:

  • Name ionic and covalent compounds.

Chemistry Topics

This lesson supports students’ understanding of:

  • Naming compounds


Teacher Preparation: minimal

Lesson: minimal (can incorporate into a bigger lesson about naming compounds)


  • No specific safety precautions need to be followed for this activity.

Teacher Notes

  • This flowchart helps students follow the logic behind naming compounds.

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