Cookie Equations

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Cookies and chemical equations have a lot in common! Using cookies as a reference, scholars learn to balance chemical equations. Pieces of the cookies represent different parts of the compounds and elements. This is the sixth installment in a 24-part series.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Use manipulatives in place of cookies and practice balancing equations on whiteboards to check for understanding after the activity
  • Give pupils the last problem as an exit ticket
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires a specific set of materials
Pros

  • Provides pupils with a visual to reference as they balance equations
  • Includes a detailed teacher's guide
Cons

  • None
NGSS