Activity: Infection! You are given a beaker with fluid in it that represents your body. You will pour some of your fluid into another person’s beaker and they will transfer some of theirs back to you. This represents “shaking hands”. One person in the room is “infected” with a disease. As you “shake hands” the disease will spread. At the end of shaking hands with 3 people, you all go to the CDC (Center for Disease Control) and get tested. Based on the people who were infected, you as a class must try to figure out who was the original “infected” person.
Element Scavenger Hunt. In groups of 2, use the clues to identify the element. Do NOT share answers with other groups! You can give them hints, but not the identity! You may use the internet to help search for answers. Time allotted: about 30 minutes.
Interesting videos about Periodic trends and Lewis Dot structures: