Ionic Bonding Puzzle Lab

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Description

In this activity, learners create models of ionic compounds and observe the chemical formula of binary molecules they have created. Learners record their data in a table and draw conclusions by answering discussion questions with their peers and writing a report.

Quick Guide

  • Preparation Time: Under 5 minutes
  • Learning Time: 1 to 2 hours
  • Estimated materials cost: free
  • Age Range: Ages 14 - adult
  • Language: English

Materials List (per student)

  • Model pieces
  • Ionic Bonding Puzzle Lab Notes
  • Scissors
Subjects

Informal Category

  • Model Building

Subjects

  • Physical Sciences
    • Chemistry
      • Chemical Bonding
      • Chemical Reactions
    • Structure and Properties of Matter
      • Atomic Structure
      • Elements and Periodic Table
      • Elementary Particles and Nuclear Physics
  • The Nature of Science
    • The Scientific Process
      • Conducting Investigations
      • Gathering Data
      • Formulating Explanations
      • Communicating Results
Audience

To use this activity learners need to

  • see
  • read
  • touch

Learning styles supported

  • Involves teamwork and communication skills
  • Involves hands-on or lab activities
Other

By

Woody Smith

Rights

All Rights Reserved, Exploratorium,

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