Five minutes left in the chemistry lesson and no point in starting a new topic? Here you can find a nice interactive game on the periodic table. You can play it on the interactive whiteboard. Ask 2 students to come up to the board and if one of them makes a mistake, ask somebody else to come up to the board. It’s fun and it can be used as a revision aid once in a while.
You could also ask students to do this as homework and let them make a screenshot of their results.
Other games you can use as lesson starters or activities at the end of a lesson:
- element hangman: http://education.jlab.org/elementhangman/
- element word scramble: http://education.jlab.org/elementwordscramble/
- element math game: http://education.jlab.org/elementmath/
Katleen Vanden Driessche