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  • Teaching Quantum Numbers

    What’s one of the hardest topics to teach in chemistry?  Quantum numbers!!  It’s really difficult for students to understand – so much of it is based on quantum mechanics and physics principles that are beyond the scope of a high school chemistry course. Here is a creative activity you could have students complete at the […]

  • Chemical Compound Naming Fun

      I took a poll recently and asked teachers what the hardest topic for them is to teach and a bunch of readers wrote in that compound naming and chemical formula writing is the hardest topic to make fun!  This inspired me to create this easy to implement but fun game for compound naming and […]

  • Chemistry Doodle Diagram Notes Giveaway!

      I’m really excited to announce my spring giveaway – I’m giving away a growing chemistry doodle diagram notes bundle!  These notes haven’t even been released yet – I’m almost done with units 1 and 2.  The two winners will receive the growing bundle throughout this year as each unit is created.  Please enter to […]

  • Designing the Exoplanet Adventure

    What does end-of-the-year-review look like in your classroom?    I know in my biology classroom, I had review packets that the diligent students grudgingly filled in over a few class periods (and the not-as-motivated students simply ignored).  I always wanted to create some sort of fun-review activity to get students thinking and reviewing their knowledge […]

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