Chemistry

Starting the year

This will be my second year of teaching. Does anyone have any ideas on some fun activities to start the year that will get my students excited about chemistry? I am teach high school chem.

Bradley Clark
Bradley Clark
190 Activity Points

Demonstrations are always good attention-getters! 

What are your favorites? I love what I call "age abe" where I paint clear nail polish on a very clean penny except for the beard and hair, then place it in silver nitrate solution. 

http://www.institute.loni.org/lasigma/ret/products/Shelton/QuickChemistryDemos_Shelton.pdf 

Emily Faulconer
Emily Faulconer
4755 Activity Points

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