Monthly Archive: April 2022

Intro to Chemistry Size of an Atom Activities 0

Intro to Chemistry – Size of Atoms Activities

How small is an atom? How does an atom compare in size to virus or to a plant cell?  This introductory chemistry packet has a number of activities to help kids conceptualize just how small an atom is. For the longest time in elementary,  my youngest in particular had trouble understanding which was smaller an atom or a cell. This Intro to Chemistry Mini-Unit has activities to help kids understand...

Free Skip Counting Worksheets 2s 3s 4s 5s 10s 0

Free Spring Skip Counting Pages – 2s 3s 4s 5s 10s

When my kids were younger, they loved skip counting mazes!  I wanted to highlight some FREE spring butterfly skip counting practice sheets we have available. These fun skip counting worksheets are free to download! These colorful skip counting mazes cover the 2s, 3s, 4s, 5s and 10s. Before the kids tackle the mazes, have them fill out the missing numbers in the skip counting rows.  Then they move on to...

Ions and Isotopes Worksheets Chemistry Unit 0

Ions and Isotopes Chemistry Unit

My middle school daughter has just finished a new chemistry unit on ions and isotopes. It is more than 125 pages. I’m excited to share this new unit with you! What are ions and isotopes? An atom has three subatomic particles: protons, neutrons, and electrons. Each element on the periodic table has a unique number of protons. The number of protons for an element is always the same. It can...