If You're Not Part of the Solution You're Part of the PrecipitateDownload
COMPOUNDS FOR THE ACTIVITY
Applied Strategy: Problem-Based Learning
Single class period (< 90 mins)
The aim of this activity is to present the concepts of solubility and the skills for writing proper chemical equations in an engaging and memorable way.
The students form groups of two and obtain a card with a compound written on it from the teacher. Each group is then tasked to find another group whose compound will form a precipitate with theirs. Together the group of 4 students write out the chemical equation in various ways (molecular/formula, complete ionic and net ionic equation). Upon completion, students review another group’s work.
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