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Teacher Resources for High School Chemistry - Chapter Summary
Use this chapter to access ideas for chemistry lesson plans, which you can use to develop and improve classroom instruction for your high school class. Use these resources to help develop lessons on:
- Chemistry lab safety and equipment
- Components of science and scientific methods
- Scientific notation
- The periodic table
- Properties and acids and bases
How It Helps
- Learning objectives: Use these examples to create clear goals for your lessons and help students meet learning objectives.
- Activities and games: These lesson plans give fun activity ideas you can use to help your student's improve their understanding of chemistry.
- Curriculum standards: Use these lesson plans to ensure that you are including crucial topics for a high school chemistry class.
How It works
This helpful resource offers teachers lesson plan outlines with relevant tools to make planning chemistry lessons easy.
- Find lesson plans for specific chemistry topics you want to cover in class.
- Formulate your chemistry class outline using the suggested classroom tools offered in the lesson plans.
- Share the related chemistry lessons for each lesson plan with students in class to make learning fun and engaging.
- Use related lesson quizzes to ensure your students understand the most important chemistry concepts from the lessons.
- Engage your students with relevant chemistry-related activities, discussion questions or other materials found in the lesson plan outline.
1. Properties of Acids & Bases Lesson Plan
Some of the most crucial reactions that occur in the biological and chemical world happen between acids and bases. This lesson plan helps your students understand what makes an acid an acid and what makes a base a base.
2. What Is Science? - Lesson Plan
Students often have a difficult time constructing a definition of science. This lesson will guide students through science as a whole, then break it down into its component parts. A simple Venn diagram activity will help students explain many of the branches of science.
3. Scientific Method Lesson Plan
Bring your instruction on the scientific method to life with the help of a Study.com video lesson and fun in-class experiment. For further study, suggestions for supplementary activities and related lessons are included.
4. Scientific Notation Lesson Plan
Use Study.com's video lesson on scientific notation to practice the rules required to add, subtract, multiply and divide numbers that are written in scientific notation. End the lesson with a game that allows students to practice their skills.
5. Periodic Table Lesson Plan
Use Study.com's video lesson on the Periodic Table to introduce how elements are organized and allow students to explore how they would create their own periodic table. By the end of the lesson, students should understand that elements are organized based on similar properties.
6. Lab Safety Lesson Plan
This lesson plan allows students to learn lab safety in a fun, creative way. Begin the lesson with a short video and then have students work independently, creating comics that can be posted around the room that remind students of the lab rules.
7. Density Lesson Plan
This lesson introduces students to the formula for density, allows them to practice, and then finishes with a lab where students calculate the densities of various substances and then make predictions about how those substances will layer when mixed.
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Other chapters within the Chemistry: High School course
- Introduction to Chemistry
- Measurement and Problem Solving
- Experimental Laboratory Chemistry
- What Is Matter?
- Understanding Atomic Structure
- The Periodic Table of Elements
- The Representative Elements of the Periodic Table
- Nuclear Chemistry
- Bonding for High School Chemistry
- Phase Changes for Liquids and Solids
- Gases in Chemistry
- Solutions in Chemistry
- Stoichiometry and Chemical Equations
- Acids, Bases and Reactions
- Chemistry Kinetics
- Thermodynamics in Chemistry
- Organic Chemistry Basics