Periodic Table Vocabulary
Why are puzzles important? Use of puzzles in academic science chemistry engage students' brains while activating critical thinking skills and problem solving strategies. These puzzles support building vocabulary related the periodic table, exclusive of the element names. Word search puzzles include wordangle puzzles, word maze puzzles, and word searches with scrambled letter clues and hidden word clues.
Collection of word searches supports differentiation in secondary grades 9-12 chemistry classrooms, home schooling and as tutoring resources.
Puzzles are also suited to university level students needing a review of chemistry elements and their symbols.