Chemistry Vocab Scrambled Word Search #05

Chemistry Vocab Scrambled Word Search #05

Are you an educator looking for dynamic resources for academic chemistry vocabulary? This chemistry vocabulary scrambled letters word search puzzle engages critical thinking skills and activates problem solving strategies. Help build academic vocabulary with this dynamic list of 25 academic words, related to the periodic table. The challenge is to locate the words (examples could include: halogen, symbol, fusion) hidden in the grid, after first unscrambling the letters. Note: the scrambled letter clues do not always represent the number of letters in each of the multiple word word clues.

Solve this interactive puzzle:
- rearrange the scrambled letters to reveal the words hidden in the grid and then record the correct spelling; start with the shorter scrambled letter clues
- locate each word in the grid
- trace, or circle, the letter paths of each academic word
- track progress by checking off words as they are found

Other dynamic and interactive lesson plan ideas:
- have students create their own word search puzzles (share with peers to solve [link found below] )
- continue to engage students' critical thinking skills by getting them to make connections between this list of chemistry words and the elements of the periodic table [puzzles to support this activity found here: Chemistry-Periodic Table puzzles]
- define any number of academic words from the list
- use the Frayer Model graphic organizer to further consolidate understanding of academic vocabulary

Blank word search grids found at this link: blank word search grids.

Puzzle benefits the following students:
- tutored students
- high school students in grades 9-12 learning academic chemistry language
- students in home school environments learning academic chemistry vocabulary
- university students looking for a dynamic review of periodic table vocabulary and elements