Basic chemistry help for students and teachers

 

Interactive Chemistry Worksheets for Students

 

Periodic table

Naming compounds

Basic formula

Simple compounds

Ionic compounds 1

Ionic compounds 2

Chemical suffixes

Old chemical names

Hydrocarbons - Alkanes

Alkanes, alkenes & alkynes

Alkanols to alkanoic acids

 

Common compounds

Common formula quiz

Acids, bases and salts

Covalent compounds

Printable worksheets
 

 

Student lessons

 

What to do?

Create a slide presentation of the first 20 elements using Microsoft PowerPoint

 

Step 1

  • OPEN Microsoft PowerPoint.
  • Heading of first slide, The Periodic  Table of Elements
  • Include a picture of the Periodic table

See 'Help for finding images' at the bottom of this page.

 

Step 2

  • OPEN the following link to Web Elements
  • Find information about each element from Web Elements site or any other sources.

Next 20 slides

Include the following in each PowerPoint slide for each element

  1. Chemical name
  2. Atomic Number
  3. Chemical symbol
  4. Brief description of the element. Do not copy and paste - Summarise the main points or ideas in your own words. 1 to 2 lines only.
  5. A picture that relates to this element. (eg. Google images, Microsoft clip art from PowerPoint)

 

Slide Example for Hydrogen

 

Step 3

Additional work for students

Add the following elements to your presentation

Iron, copper, lead, tin, zinc, silver, gold, platinium, iodine and uranium

 

 

 

Help for finding images

Insert clip art using Microsoft PowerPoint Use Google image search

 

Search for the term "Helium"

 

Searched for "gold nugget"

 

 

 

 

 

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