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Learning Exercise

Material: Adopt-An-Element
Submitted by: Frank Garcia on Oct 27, 2009
Date Last Modified: Oct 27, 2009
Title: Adopt an element
Description: Students are assigned a given element to conduct research on and complete the project w/ a presentation and a poster for given element.
Type of Task: Individual, Student-centered, Supplemental Activity
Time Required 6-7 (50 minute periods)
Topics: Chemistry
Course: Chemistry, Physical Science
Audience: Grade School, Middle School
Prerequisites Skills: Understanding of how to read the periodic table.
Learning Objectives: Students will become familiar with one chemical element assigned to them. They will use research skills to learn about the element, describe its principle features and reactions, and its most common uses.
Technical Notes: Students will need internet access to complete research.
Text of Learning Exercise: Teacher will go over instructions with students to show what is expected.
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Assessment: Presentations & posters will be completed by each student.
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