Chemistry Vocab Hidden Word Search #03

Chemistry Vocab Hidden Word Search #03

Looking for educator resources for chemistry class? Here is a chemistry vocabulary hidden word word search puzzle to activate critical thinking skills and problem solving strategies. 25 chemistry words related to the periodic table are hidden in the word search grid. Solve the puzzle by locating each word and then recording them in the space provided. List does not include the names of the elements. Puzzle differentiated to support learning.

Here are some ideas to help solve the puzzle:
1. brain storm possible chemistry words
2. use the circled letters to locate the beginning letter of each hidden word
3. trace, or circle, the letter paths for hidden words
3. record the words in the space provided

Other lesson plan activities to support learning:
1. record the definition of some or all of the words hidden in the grid
2. have students create their own word search puzzles [see below for link to blank word search grids]
3. to further consolidate understanding of periodic table vocabulary and its elements, have students complete puzzles from the collection of Chemistry-Periodic Table puzzles, (found here: Chemistry Periodic Table puzzles) and then have them make connections between the two lists of words

Blank word search grids found here: blank word search grids.

Puzzle is suitable for:
- students in senior and high school grades 9-12,
- home school learning environments
- fun, interactive tutoring resource
- reviewing periodic table vocabulary and elements for university students