Chemistry Vocab Hidden Word Search #06

Chemistry Vocab Hidden Word Search #06

Are you an instructor looking for lesson plan resources for academic chemistry? This chemistry vocabulary hidden word search puzzle engages critical thinking skills and activates problem solving strategies. 25 chemistry words, related to the periodic table, are hidden in the grid. Locate the words (examples could include: physicist, spontaneous fission, particle accelerator) and then record them in the space provided. List does not include the periodic element names.

Solve the puzzle:
1. activate problem solving strategies by first brain storming possible chemistry words
2. next, locate words hidden in the grid (critical thinking, visual acuity, prior knowledge)
3. then, trace the letter paths of each word
3. finally, record the words in the space provided

Complementary lesson plan activities might include:
1. record definitions for any number of words
2. students can create their own word search puzzles to share with peers to solve [link to blank word search grids is below]
3. engage critical thinking skills by having students make connections between the list of these 25 chemistry words and the elements found in the periodic table [periodic elements' puzzles to support this activity can be found here: Chemistry-Periodic Table puzzles]

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

Puzzle is suitable:
- as a tutoring resource
- for students in high school grades 9-12
- for students in home school learning environments
- for providing review of periodic table vocabulary and elements at the university level