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ERIC Number: EJ863166
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Oct
Pages: 2
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0021-9584
Elemental Chemical Puzzlers
Thomas, Nicholas C.
Journal of Chemical Education, v86 n10 p1208-1209 Oct 2009
This paper provides nine short chemically based puzzles or problems extensible for use with students from middle school to college. Some of these will strengthen students' recognition of individual elements and element names. Others require students to focus on the salient properties of given chemical elements.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools; Higher Education
Audience: Students; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A