Complex Ion Shapes

Things are really shaping up! Provide young chemists with polyatomic ion practice using an interesting interactive. Individuals complete puzzles focused on molecular geometry and complex ions.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Break out the 3-D modeling kits to bring the ions in the resource alive
  • Create friendly competition around the interactive by rewarding the best completion times
Classroom Considerations

  • Make sure the class is familiar with complex ions and molecular geometry before beginning the activity

  • Time limits create a sense of urgency in completing the tasks
  • The teacher's guide includes printables, an answer key, and helpful resources

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