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Title Balancing Chemical Equations HTML5
Description In this investigation, students are introduced to balancing chemical equations. Students are introduced to balancing three equations on the introduction tab while constructing their understanding using a "balancing beam" and "bar graph" to display the Law of Conservation of Mass in a chemical reaction. Students then play the game function completing all three levels. A short exit ticket is provided that could help guide teacher's further instruction.
Subject Chemistry
Level High School
Type Lab
Duration 60 minutes
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords balancing, chemical equations, chemical reaction
Simulation(s) Balancing Chemical Equations (HTML5)


Author(s) Elyse Zimmer
Contact Email elyse.zimmer@gmail.com
School / Organization Educator
Date submitted 8/18/15
Date updated 8/20/15