Common Compounds

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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 individuals progress through the puzzles.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Ask pupils to show you their first tables completed, then use this task as a formative check
  • Have the class create their own grid puzzles from different compounds as an enrichment activity
Classroom Considerations
  • If students are struggling to fill in the grids, suggest they focus on filling in either the formula or the name grids first
  • Schedule time in the computer lab to complete the puzzles online
  • Puzzles are engaging and easy to use
  • The content helps users identify and practice naming some of the compounds typically used in lab experiments
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