Chemistry, Enrichment Activities, IB Diploma

Sugar Daddy…with Flare

Who says sugar is bad for children?! It’s especially not bad in a chemistry classroom where it can be used to create flares and to bring chemistry alive! This is the 6th Beauties vs. Brawns challenge. . . . → Read More: Sugar Daddy…with Flare

Chemistry, Enrichment Activities, IB Diploma

Speaking Volumes…in Chemistry

When liquids interact, there’s lots to talk about in Chemistry. In this particular challenge, my students had to figure out what happens when two liquids are mixed. . . . → Read More: Speaking Volumes…in Chemistry

Chemistry, Enrichment Activities, IB Diploma

The Gunpowder Challenge: The Explosive Meet

Gunpowder chemistry in the classroom! My first year IB Chemistry students prepare gunpowder mixture and test them. The results, of course, are quite dramatic! . . . → Read More: The Gunpowder Challenge: The Explosive Meet

Chemistry, Enrichment Activities, IB Diploma

Mole Challenge: Can You Burrow Through This?

How do we count things that cannot be counted directly, such as the number of sand grains in the Sahara desert? And what does that have anything to do with Chemistry? . . . → Read More: Mole Challenge: Can You Burrow Through This?

Pedagogy

Teach, to Learn; Learn, to Teach

Are you a teacher and want to improve the learning outcomes of your students?

If you do, you also need to be learning, constantly, by looking for, and trying out, new ways of delivering your lessons.

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