Grab your students’ attention at the start of the lesson and help embed the skills required for advanced level courses with these short quizzes and activities
Test your students’ abilities to balance equations, construct ionic formulae and write equations from text using our basic chemistry competencies Starters for ten questions.
Use these Starters for ten to gauge your student’s grasp of basic mathematical competencies including rearranging equations, significant figures and unit conversions.
Put your students’ quantitative chemistry skills to the test with Starter for ten activities around topics such as the mole, the ideal gas equation, percentage yield and atom economy.
Test your students’ understanding of atomic structure using these Starter for ten activities that cover the delevlopment of theories about atomic structure, isoelectronic species, electrons and orbitals and trends in ionisation energies topics.
Starter for ten quizzes that focus on bonding topics like the nature of chemical bonds, covalent bonding and properties and bonding.
A great Starter for ten activity to engage your students with trends in the periodic table by focusing on group 2, group 3 and group 7.
Starter for ten questions covering some of the main aspects of organic chemistry at GCSE and A level, including functional groups, nomenclature, isomerism and mechanisms
Try these Starters for ten to reinforce your students knowledge of calorimetry, Hess’s law and bond enthalpies.
Use this Starter for ten to help embed kinetics theories including collision theory and the Maxwell-Boltzmann distribution.
Quantify your students’ knowledge of equilibria with these Starter for ten activities covering dynamic equilibria, Le Châtelier’s principle and equilibria and industry.
Engage your students in redox chemistry using these Starter for ten questions covering topics like oxidation and reduction, extraction of metals and displacement reactions of the halogens.
Practice using analysis skills with these mass spectrometry and infra-red spectroscopy Starter for ten questions.
Test your students’ grasp of advanced kinetic principles such as the rate determining step, the rate equation and the Arrhenius equation using these Starter for ten questions.
Quiz your students on the equilibrium constant and how to use it with these Starter for ten questions.
Challenge your students to answer Starter for ten questions on acid and bases topics such as pH, Kw, titrations and buffer solutions.
Consolidate your students’ knowledge of the synthesis and reactions of carbonyl compounds using these Starter for ten questions.
Use these Starter for ten questions to challenge your students to name aromatic compounds and recall the structure of benzene and electrophilic substitution mechanisms.
Assess your students’ awareness of compounds with amines groups with a Starter for ten activity covering classifying amines and amides, properties of amines, amino acids among other amine subjects.
Put your student’s knowledge of polymer theory to the test with these polymer Starters for ten questions.
Practice interpreting 1H and 13C NMR, mass spectra, and thin layer chromatograms with these Starter for ten questions.
Challenge your students to recall the reagents, conditons and mechanism for various organic transformations to answer these Starter for ten questions.
Test your students knowledge of thermodynamic principles such as enthalpy of solution, entropy and Gibbs free energy with these Starters for ten.
Reinforce ideas about period 3 oxides, their reactions and their structure and bonding with these Starter for ten activities.
When teaching redox equilibria, take advantage of these Starter for ten questions on redox reactions, standard electrode potentials and electrochemical cells.
Help your students become proficient in answering questions on the transition metals with these Starter for ten questions including redox titrations, colourimetry, and catalysis.
Test your students familiarity with acid base chemistry and ligand substitution reactions with this Starter for ten worksheet of questions about inorganics in aqueous solution.