From: Nina Vehslage (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Jan 29 2003 - 14:01:34 EST
I am also taking this alone so this list is great to be able to meet and
talk to other interesting teachers across America.
I also do the graphing of trends with atomic number and not mass.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jane H. Evans" <email@example.com>
Sent: Wednesday, January 29, 2003 3:29 AM
Subject: RE: [Channel-talkchemistry] (visualizing orbitals)
> I teach 1th grade Academic chemistrey and have to admit that I do not
> too much time on models of the elements. I do have the students "Adoptand
> Element" and have the design a pamphlet like one that would be found in a
> doctor's office advertizing their element. I've never played with marbles
> or played Rummy either. I do try to stress the importance and use of the
> periodic table.
> Obviously others have done graphing expercies such as the "Periodic Trends
> Activity: Pernell Williams" found on pages 75-76. In this activity the
> students are asked to graphy m.p. etc., against atomic mass. Would it be
> better to graph versus atomic number????
> I am taking this course alone, and already I can visualize that I will be
> missing. Itis tough to have a discussion of Science Standards with
> oneself. I must say that a couple of the websides (particularly
> http://intro.chem.okstat.edu) have been intersting.
> Jane H. Evans
> Mid Valley Secondary Center
> 52 Underwood Road
> Throop, PA 18512
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