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Bridge-Crossing Puzzle

For Students 8th - 11th
In this bridge-crossing activity, students read a word problem.  They use logic and deductive reasoning to determine the correct combination for two men to cross a bridge at the same time to get the anticipated results.  This one-page...
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Inductive and Deductive Reasoning

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Introduce pupils to the two types of reasoning, inductive and deductive. Classmates work in pairs or small groups to learn the difference between the two and apply these reasonings to develop valid conclusions. 
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The Deadly Picnic: A Lab on Deductive Reasoning

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Whodunnit? Find out who killed Mr. Brooks through a logical examination of evidence. Class members fill out a couple of data tables to help them pin down the suspect. After they've figured out just who the culprit is, pupils compose...
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House and Holmes: A Guide to Deductive and Inductive Reasoning

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Test your pupils' reasoning skills with several activities and a quick mystery to solve. Learners watch and analyze a few video clips that demonstrate reasoning in action, practice deduction with an interactive and collaborative...
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Elements 1

For Students 6th - 12th
The periodic table can be a little overwhelming to young scientists. Meet your class' worries head on by introducing the table in a game. Individuals test their knowledge of the names and symbols of common elements, then use deductive...
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Can You Solve the Seven Planets Riddle?

For Students 6th - 12th
Can you use math and logic to beat the bad guys? You can in space! Take an intergalactic trip into a seedy and speedy crime syndicate with the Seven Planets Riddle, which challenges two interstellar police officers to use deductive...
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Apparatus Diagrams 1

For Students 6th - 12th
One of the biggest challenges for beginning scientists is figuring out the names of the equipment! Introduce your chemistry class to essential lab apparatuses using a series of related games. Pupils pair images of a test tube, funnel,...
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Common Compounds

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Can your young chemists identify the most commonly used chemicals in the lab? Introduce the class to the go-to substances in most middle and high school chemistry experiments with an interactive. The resource offers timely feedback as...
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Testing for Gases

For Students 6th - 11th Standards
If most gases are invisible, how do we know so much about them? Pupils practice associating the name, formula, testing method, and outcome for four common gases using an interactive. Users build on the content of their first puzzles to...
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Apparatus Diagrams 4

For Students 6th - 12th
Lab tools are cool! But, which one is the right tool for the job? Young scientists participate in a series of puzzles focused around some common lab equipment. Each puzzle requires learners to associate the tool with its image and a...
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Mass Concentration of Solutions

For Students 6th - 12th
Ready to teach your class about molar mass and solution concentration? Make time for an interactive resource that will challenge their reasoning and problem-solving skills. Science scholars calculate the molarity of several solutions...
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Acids and Alkalis

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Is your acid-base chemistry lesson plan a little ho-hum? Spice things up with puzzles! Young chemists manipulate facts about acids and bases to solve a series of interactive puzzles. The activity combines content knowledge and...
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Apparatus Diagrams 2

For Students 6th - 12th
Ready to heat things up in the lab, but your class doesn't know its way around a Bunsen burner? Scholars get familiar with heating apparatuses through a series of puzzles designed to promote vocabulary and reasoning skills. The activity...
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Compounds Ending in 'ate'

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Tackle polyatomic ions with Sudoku-like games! Nomenclature novices practice identifying the names and constituents of carbonate compounds with a series of puzzles. Scholars can use the resource online or as a worksheet, thanks to the...
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Concentration of Solutions 2

For Students 6th - 12th
Challenging and interactive—everything you need in a resource! Chemistry scholars manipulate a series of puzzles focused on molarity. The teacher's guide provides support for implementing the lesson, as well as printable materials.
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Chromium Oxidation States

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Colorful chromium is captivating! Science sleuths solve a series of puzzles using an interactive resource. Individuals relate the oxidation states of chromium to the colors produced when the compound is placed in acidic or basic solutions.
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Concentration of Solutions 1

For Students 6th - 12th
Need a fun solution to teaching ... solutions? A series of puzzles provides reinforcement to key molarity terms and calculations. Science scholars determine the concentration of several solutions before using the information to solve...
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Gas Laws: Converting Units

For Students 6th - 12th
Given a choice between playing a game or completing a worksheet, which do you think your class would choose? Tap into their reasoning skills with a series of puzzles focused on gas laws unit conversion. You can use the resource online or...
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Organic Formulae 2

For Students 6th - 12th
Is your chemistry class frustrated by the multitude of representations of organic molecules? Add some challenging puzzles to an otherwise ho-hum organic lesson and let the fun begin! The second of a two-part activity focused on basic...
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Vanadium

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Introduce your chemistry scholars to the periodic table's Goddess of Beauty! Through an interactive that highlights the transition metal vanadium, learners discover the colors produced in solution as vanadium changes oxidation state....
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Who Owns the Zebra?

For Students 6th - 8th
Five women of different ethnicities and living in differently colored houses own different pets, drink different beverages, and work in different professions. Who is who? Solve a logic puzzle that provides 14 clues about connections...
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Cross-Wise Puzzle

For Students 3rd - 4th
For this using deductive reasoning to solve a puzzle worksheet, students put the right words in the correct positions in the puzzle grid. Students write 14 answers.
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Improving Deductive Reasoning Skills

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students recognize problems that may be solved using deductive reasoning, and develop aids to help them in solving these problems. They produce their own deductive reasoning puzzles for other students to solve.
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pH 2: Activity

For Students 6th - 12th
Pupils puzzled over pH? Incorporate an interactive resource that teaches through games! Chemistry scholars use reasoning to solve puzzles that focus on determining the pH based upon hydrogen ion concentration.