Articles from the Science Scope Archives: Compound, Elements, and Mixtures
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Science Sampler: The Octet Rules—A Dating Game for Atoms
To develop student interest in the periodic table, try incorporating this simple, but fun, role-playing activity that follows a game-show format into your science curriculum. This play is used after students have learned the basic structure of atoms and the general layout of the periodic table. It also comes after students have learned the basics of ionic and covalent bonding. The entire script is included.
Science Sampler: Building Student Mental Constructs of Particle Theory
That Is Not Where That Element Goes… Ah, the Nature of Science
Science Sampler: The Element Walk
“TTried and True: Inquiry-Based Dissolving