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May 2019 | Resource Feature

Modeling Polarity
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In this article, the authors share about two kinesthetic-based activities used to successfully help students develop an understanding of polarity. The first activity focuses on conceptualizing the polarity of a bond, and the second activity allows them to apply that knowledge to determine the polarity of a molecule.

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March 2019 | Resource Feature

Magic Monday: Inspiring Students to Observe and Question in Chemistry
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The article describes the author’s use of demonstrations to spark interest and investigation in chemistry. This teaching strategy has been both valuable and popular with her students.

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November 2018 | Resource Feature

Taking Inspiration from the AP Chemistry Reading
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In this article, the author describes how her experience at the AP Chemistry Reading inspires lesson ideas to help address common misconceptions. In her engaging classroom activity, students model equilibrium reactions using chips to represent atoms in an effort to connect the symbolic model of an equilibrium reaction to its particle model.

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