A simple, photocopiable worksheet (black and white!) that gives practice at interpreting simple chemical formulae. The examples get harder as you proceed. It is comprised of two pages of examples. It is suitable for KS3 and KS4 students. It could be used in class or for homework.
A readily photocopiable crossword which covers AQA science terms for year ten. Comes with answers.
I have included an interactive version, should you wish to do it with a class on the whiteboard. Simply click on ‘index’
One of the most useful skills in answering many GCSE chemistry questions is to work out what type of reaction is involved in the question. This helps you work out what the products may be, but also answer other questions about the reaction. Students often find this very difficult, mainly due to a lack of practice and experience.
This simple information sheet with questions at the back is in black and white so can be readily photocopied.
Drag the electronic configuration to the element, if it is correct it sticks, but not if it’s wrong. Useful as a quick AFL around the board. Helps students to quickly see patterns in the structure of the atom. Double click on the html file. No flash plugin required.
I suggest you zoom out in the browser view to assist solving.
A simple worksheet giving lots of examples of calculating Mr values. answers included. Black and white for ease of photocopying.
Consists of introductory page, examples on back, and final page with answers.
This is a variation of my ‘drag and drop functional group’ activity. In this case you drag the structural formula to the correct name of the functional group. If it is correct it will stick, otherwise it won’t. Could be used around the whiteboard as a quick AFL.
This is a simple html5 document- simply double click on the html file and it will load in your web browser.
(nb because the table is long, you may have to zoom out in your web browser to complete.)