Instructional Video

(LEGO) Block Party

Get your blocks out! It's time to start building and learning about mass! Enthusiastic chemists get in-depth information about the conservation of mass and the way it applies to chemical changes. 

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Instructional Ideas
  • Invite scholars to bring in blocks to construct figures and test their mass
  • Conduct one or both experiments showcased in the video for an up-close, concrete example 
  • Assign this video as a flipped classroom assignment; provide the video link for learners to watch at home then come prepared to discuss what they learned in class 
Classroom Considerations
  • This video is part of a series that details properties of matter; to see more on the topic, click on the links that appear at the end 
  • This video is hosted on YouTube
Pros
  • Concepts are defined in detail both verbally and visually with key details highlighted for reinforcement
  • This video is filled with eye catching graphics, cartoon characters, sound effects, and humorous jokes 
Cons
  • The host speaks rather fast; pausing or replaying may be necessary for some viewers 
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