Periodic Scrambled Search#09

Periodic Scrambled Search#09

Are you an educator looking for interactive lesson plan activities/resources for academic chemistry? Table of periodic elements scrambled letters word search puzzle engages critical thinking skills, activates problem solving strategies in a fun and interactive way. Additional lesson plan activities, below, supports academic programming. Puzzle suitable for students grades 9-12 and home school environments, and as a review for university chemistry and tutoring resource. The list of scrambled word clues creates an additional challenge! There are no letter hints.

Steps to solve word search puzzle
-Before starting the puzzle, review the instructions appearing below the title
-First, rearrange the scrambled letters to reveal list of hidden words
-Record the correct spelling of each element, as this helps with work flow
-Then, locate the list of words hidden in the grid
-Next, circle each letter path (word paths in puzzle travel in all 8 directions)
-Finally, track your progress by either checking or crossing off the words in the list, as they are discovered

Additional lesson plan activities to support academics:
1. CHALLENGE students by encouraging them to create word search puzzles from a variety of blank word search grids found here: Blank Word Search Grids.
2. IGNITE INNOVATION by challenging students to create new puzzles: cryptograms, cryptolists, anagrams, scrambled letters lists, crossword puzzles of multiple varieties, or other puzzle types as students may wish
3. ORGANIZE/CATEGORIZE list of elements by any number of topics. Namely, stability, number of isotopes, atomic weight/mass/number, group, period, or other category not listed.