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Classifying Chemical Compounds Foldable

I created this classifying chemical compounds foldable because my chemistry students are currently practicing classifying compounds as either covalent, ionic, or both. Yesterday, we practiced this skill by classifying common, everyday compounds. On the outside of the foldable, we wrote out a quick overview of the different types of bonds. On the inside of the …

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Pipe Cleaner and Pony Bead Covalent Molecules

We took a quiz in physical science on Monday over predicting the products of a reaction.  Since Thanksgiving Break started Wednesday, I definitely did not want to start a new section on Tuesday.  I had seen an idea on twitter the week AFTER we finished discussing ionic vs. covalent compounds.  I decided to save the …

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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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