Catalysis

Get ready to kick things up a notch! Young scientists explore the effects of catalysts using a fun interactive. Learners start the reaction without using a catalyst, then add one over time to examine its effects on reaction rate.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Assign the interactive as a homework assignment to get the class comfortable with the uses of catalysts
  • Put the resource in slow motion to provide a better view of individual molecular interactions
Classroom Considerations
  • Discuss the unchanging nature of catalysts with the class before launching the interactive
Pros
  • Pupils can easily add more catalysts as the reaction moves forward
  • The interactive's instructions are clearly written and easy for students to follow
Cons
  • None
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