From: kristin.donley (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Jan 29 2003 - 17:37:22 EST
We graph both using excel computer graphing...the graphs come out wonderfully and students can use them to compare trends. I will try and get a copy of the lab on a disk so that I can attach it to an email if anyone wants to use it. By the way, I just signed up for this list...my name is Kristin Donley and I teach Biology, Chemistry and
Physics at Monarch High School in Louisville/Boulder, Colorado.
"Jane H. Evans" wrote:
> I teach 1th grade Academic chemistrey and have to admit that I do not spend
> 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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