Nora Walsh asks Chat GPT to help create a list of potential phenomena to incorporate into lessons.
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Nora Walsh reflects on her experience using phenomena in her chemistry courses and assessments for the first time.
Nora Walsh shares some of her favorite FIRST WEEK of school activities for the chemistry classroom!
Nora Walsh shares an overview of how she delivers content for her interactive notebooks during class. She includes a few video clips from her classroom showing a variety of ways to have students fill in their INB pages.
While students usually do well with naming binary ionic compounds of fixed charge, many students struggle with naming ionic compounds that contain ions of variable charge. This activity uses a technique often found in humanities classes, a gallery walk, as a guided inquiry experience harnessing real-life applications of several sets of related compounds to address many common misconceptions and lead students to discover the meaning of the Roman numerals when naming and writing formulas for these compounds.