Activities

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

ChemEd X encourages engaging activities where students (with guidance from the teacher) pose questions, analyze data, and make observations to offer a plausible explanation supported by data and consistent with physical observations.

by Hannah Nandor
Thu, 01/25/2024 - 10:08

This lab assessment is a wet lab that has students use lab skills to demonstrate their knowledge of polarity, Lewis structures, solubility, and intermolecular forces by justifying the polarity of given compounds.

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by Michael Jansen
Wed, 01/24/2024 - 10:21

This activity allows for the simple and accurate determination of the heat of fusion, ΔHfusion, of water at 0°C.

Recent activity: 4 weeks 1 day ago
by Nora Walsh
Mon, 12/04/2023 - 12:47

Nora Walsh found inspiration from Chat GPT to design two puzzle activities related to nuclear decay.

Recent activity: 2 months 2 weeks ago
by Thomas Manning
Mon, 12/04/2023 - 09:03

This Nobel Laureate crossword puzzle focuses on prizes awarded between 1981 and 1990. Learn and revisit some historical chemistry, terminology and background on key historical figures in this field. This is our ninth in a series of Nobel Laureate crossword puzzles.

Recent activity: 2 months 3 weeks ago
by Michael Jansen
Mon, 11/06/2023 - 08:22

Try out this though-provoking capstone demonstration for the Chemical Reactions unit!

Recent activity: 2 months 3 weeks ago
by Thomas Manning
Thu, 09/21/2023 - 14:37

This Nobel Laureate crossword puzzle focuses on prizes awarded between 1971 and 1980. Learn and revisit some historical chemistry, terminology and background on key historical figures in this field. This is our eighth in a series of Nobel Laureate crossword puzzles.

Recent activity: 2 months 3 weeks ago
by Michael Jansen
Wed, 09/06/2023 - 07:20

In this activity, students use their knowledge of thermochemistry to investigate a claim related to a kerosene fueled campstove. 

Recent activity: 5 months 2 weeks ago
by Chad Husting
Thu, 08/17/2023 - 12:09

Here is a fun way to open up the topic of observations and conclusions.

Recent activity: 6 months 1 week ago
by Thomas Manning
Wed, 07/12/2023 - 08:37

This Nobel Laureate crossword puzzle focuses on prizes awarded between 1961 and 1970. Learn and revisit some historical chemistry, terminology and background on key historical figures in this field. This is our seventh in a series of Nobel Laureate crossword puzzles.

Recent activity: 2 months 3 weeks ago
by Kathryn Rust
Tue, 06/13/2023 - 09:59

Molecular geometry is a center piece to a student’s understanding of intermolecular forces. Unfortunately, many students don’t have the special skills to “see” the geometry without a model kit. Check out this inexpensive take-home model kit!

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