Tests for Anions

The anode, the positive electrode, attracts negative charges, which is why we call negatively charged atoms anions. The interactive allows pupils to match six different anions to the associated properties when testing. Offering four different puzzles that users can solve either online or on a provided worksheet, the resource challenges young scientists.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Demonstrate a few anion tests before having pupils memorize each of the tests and their results
Classroom Considerations

  • Assumes a confident understanding of anions, their formulas, the associated test, and the test result
  • Relies on prior knowledge of how to solve Sudoku-style puzzles
Pros

  • Works well in both traditional and flipped classes
  • Provides an answer key
Cons

  • None