This could be used to follow up some work on the periodic table where the trends in reactivity in groups 1 and 7 have been identified. It can be used as a differentiated activity for the more able students within a group.
The activity sets some critical thinking and pattern spotting tasks in the context of the noble gases. This can be used to develop skills in determining mathematical relationships between variables from graphs.
A teaching resource on the halogens, supported by video clips from the Royal Institution Christmas Lectures ® 2012.
The Halogens Displacement Reactions
The Halogens - Salt Forming Reactio…
Assessment for Learning is an effective way of actively involving students in their learning. Each session plan comes with suggestions about how to organise activities and worksheets that may be used with students.
A teaching resource on the noble gases, supported by video clips from the Royal Institution Christmas Lectures ® 2012.
The Noble Gases - Properties video
The Noble Gases - Xenon Applications video
A teaching resource on the group 1 flame tests, supported by video clips based around the Royal Institution 2012 Christmas Lectures ® Video: Group 1 flame tests Video: Lithium flame test Video: Sodium Flame ...
A series of fun, engaging, short chemistry demonstrations about water, taken from a lecture by Dr. Peter Wothers of the University of Cambridge. Video: Just Add Water: 11 - Carbohydrates Video: Just Add Water: 12 - Dehydrating Sugar ...