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Free Scientific Method Posters from Scholastic

At the beginning of my career, I ran across a set of free scientific method posters from Scholastic. I remember thinking to myself, “These are so cute. I almost wish I was a science teacher!” Fast forward a few years. I’m now teaching chemistry after teaching physical science last year. This means I can finally …

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Diatomic Elements BrINClHOF Poster

Today, I want to share a poster I recently made for my physical science class.  We’ve been writing chemical reactions, and my students need a bit of a reminder about which elements exist diatomically.  When I took chemistry in high school, my teacher taught us the BrINClHOF mnemonic device.  I guess it’s catchy because it’s …

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Prefixes Poster for Naming Covalent Compounds

I gave my students a chart for prefixes for naming covalent compounds in their notebook, but I decided that we’re going to be using these prefixes enough that it warrants a poster for quick reference.  Here’s what I came up with for my prefixes poster. I designed this poster to print on 11 x 17 …

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Accuracy vs Precision Posters

After making significant figure posters for my classroom, my mind started wandering to other topics that could also become posters.  Last week, we discussed the difference between accuracy and precision.  We took notes and classified targets according to their accuracy and precision. I decided to take the target idea and make it into a set …

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Significant Figures Posters

Today I’m sharing some significant figures posters I created. Since I’m teaching physical science this year for the first time, I’m having to review a lot of stuff I haven’t thought about since I was in high school.  One of those things is significant figures. As I’ve been reviewing the rules in preparation to teach …

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