Activities

ChemEd X activities are student-centered resources intended to aid learning chemistry topics.

ChemEd X emphasizes inquiry-based activities where students pose questions (with direction from the teacher) and then attempt to discover the answers through scientific inquiry.

by Tom Kuntzleman
Thu, 12/05/2013 - 09:12

I have my students use Orbital Viewer when learning about quantum numbers and their associated rules, electronic orbitals, and other quantum concepts.  I have developed a worksheet that allows students to use Orbital Viewer to explore various concepts related to electronic orbitals. 

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by Trish Loeblein
Mon, 09/16/2013 - 15:19

This is a series of experiments, PhET Interactive Simulation activities, and clicker questions to relate macroscopic and molecular representations of homogenenous solutions. Graphing skills are also used.

Recent activity: 3 months 1 week ago
by Deanna Cullen
Sun, 04/07/2013 - 14:42

This activity is used as a reinforcement activity following my use of  It could be used as a stand alone activity to supp

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Recent activity: 3 months 1 week ago
by Deanna Cullen
Wed, 10/10/2012 - 14:58

This lab was written as part of the Target Inquiry program at Grand Valley State University in Michigan. Students build an electrochemical cell, learn about the symbolic equations used in electrochemistry and manipulate a model representing the particulate level of what is happening during the electrochemical process. 

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by Deanna Cullen
Wed, 10/10/2012 - 11:57

Students will proceed through a pre-lab engagement activity, organize element cards based on similarities & trends, discuss trends with the class and then produce a periodic table that includes the trends discussed within the lab.

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by Deanna Cullen
Mon, 10/08/2012 - 12:42

Students choose a topic and select items to incorporate into a periodic table. Students explore trends related to their own topic and relate to the trends on the actual Periodic Table of Elements.

Recent activity: 3 months 1 week ago
by Deanna Cullen
Thu, 06/21/2012 - 16:11

This activity relates the solubility of gas to the boiling of eggs.

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Recent activity: 3 months 1 week ago