May 2019 | Resource FeatureModeling Polarity
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.Read more »
March 2019 | Resource FeatureMagic Monday: Inspiring Students to Observe and Question in Chemistry
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.Read more »
November 2018 | Resource FeatureTaking Inspiration from the AP Chemistry Reading
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.Read more »
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May 2019 | Nuts & BoltsAddressing Scientific Literacy through a Demonstration
March 2019 | Nuts & BoltsApplying Retrieval Practice Techniques in the Classroom
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May 2018 | Tech TipsExperimenting with Electronic Lab Notebooks
March 2018 | Resource FeatureRecasting Chemistry Labs with Forensic Themes