Monthly Archives: August 2018


Electron Levels of a Palladium Atom
This is a collection of the electron shell diagrams of all 118 elements. Each element’s atom is shown with the number of protons in the nucleus with shells of electrons filled by energy levels. The lowest energy level is closest to the nucleus. The numbers appearing under the element names […]

Electron Shell Diagrams of the 118 Elements





Examples of things that are not matter include thoughts, feelings, light, and energy.
It’s easy to define matter, yet harder to explain phenomena that are not matter. Matter is anything that has mass and takes up space. This includes atoms, elements, compounds, and any object you can touch, taste, or smell. Things that are non-matter either have no mass or else don’t fill […]

10 Examples of Things That Are Not Matter


2D and 3D Shapes Word Search
Word search puzzles are a fun method to introduce glossary terms to students. This 2D and 3D shapes word search consists of 18 different shapes. These shapes can be found vertically, horizontally, and diagonally as well as forwards and backward. The word search is optimized to fit on a standard 8.5″ […]

2D and 3D Shapes Word Search Puzzle


Nonmetals Word Search
Wordsearches are a fun method to introduce glossary terms to students. This nonmetals word search contains 18 nonmetal elements from the periodic table. The nonmetals can be found vertically, horizontally, and diagonally as well as forwards and backward. The wordsearch is optimized to fit on a standard 8.5″ x 11″ […]

Nonmetals Word Search Puzzle



Organic vs Inorganic Compounds
The terms “organic” and “inorganic” mean something different in chemistry than when you’re talking about food and produce. Organic and inorganic compounds form the basis for organic chemistry and inorganic chemistry. Organic chemists study organic molecules, their synthesis, and the reactions between them. Inorganic chemists study all other types of […]

Difference Between Organic and Inorganic



Maple Syrup Crystals (Jody McIntyre)
Maple syrup crystals are sugar crystals grown from maple syrup. They have a more complex flavor than pure sugar crystals and may have a slight amber color. You can eat them as they are, use them as edible decorations, or use them to sweeten drinks. They are easy to grow. […]

Maple Syrup Crystals Recipe