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Teaching Students How to Better Answer Non-Calculator Problems Mark as Favorite (0 Favorites)
WEBINAR (1 hour 8 minutes) recorded February 23, 2017
Students in all levels of chemistry seem to struggle when answering
questions that require them to explain rather than calculate their
responses. Their words seem to fail them when they try to explain why
the atomic radius of magnesium is smaller than that of sodium or why the
melting point of lithium chloride is so much greater than that of
potassium chloride. This webinar summarizes common problems and
misconceptions that students have when answering questions about
periodicity, bonding, kinetics, equilibrium and acid-base principles. It provides teachers some strategies for helping their students
improve their ability to answer non-calculator based problems.