Valence Electrons

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There is a lot of negativity when studying electrons, but this presentation makes the experience more positive by beginning with the definition of a valence electron and breaking down the number of valence electrons by groups on the periodic table. Next, it explains Lewis Dot Diagrams, and then ends with a guided practice problem on dot diagrams.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Have learners create dot notations for period three on the periodic table
Classroom Considerations
  • Presentation fits best after an introduction to the periodic table
  • Requires prior knowledge of electrons
  • Fourth in a series of seven
  • Provides the presentation in three different formats
  • Easy to see and understand all included graphics
  • Does not include a script or notes to reference