Chemistry Vocab Wordangle #02

Chemistry Vocab Wordangle #02

Are you looking for teacher resources for chemistry? Use this chemistry vocabulary word angle puzzle to engage critical thinking skills while supporting review of academic chemistry vocabulary. The list of 23 words is related to the periodic table. Note that wordangle puzzles are word search puzzles with a twist: a right hand twist! Most words have a right hand twist in the letter path.

Solve the puzzle:
1. first, review the list of words to activate prior knowledge
2. next, locate the circled letters: they are the first letters of each hidden word
3. then, trace the letter paths of each academic word, remembering about the right hand turn; some letter paths will cross
4. finally, track progress by checking off each word as it is found

Some lesson plan ideas:
1. have students create their own word search puzzles to share with peers [see link below]
2. augment learner engagement by having students make connections between this list of chemistry words and elements of the periodic table [locate periodic table of elements puzzles here: Chemistry-Periodic Table puzzles]
3. have students define some of the words found in the list

Link to the blank word search grids: blank word search grids.

Puzzle is suitable for:
- tutoring high school students
- providing academic vocabulary building resources for high school students in grades 9-12
- home school learning environments, grades 9-12
- providing university students with a dynamic review of periodic table vocabulary and elements