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Unformatted text preview: STUDIO CHEMISTRY Fall 2007 Studio 1b: p 1 WEEK 1 DAY 1 of STUDIO CHEMISTRY (this agenda and activity herewithin was largely taken from http://www.umich.edu/~chemstu/syllabus/syllabus.htm and is used in this course with permission of the authors) 1) Introductory Activity 2) Lets look at the syllabus 3) Chemical Safety Mini-Lecture 4) Group Formation 5) Introduction to Scientific Method exercise 6) Mentos and Diet Coke Demo 1) Introductions Can you construct your name out of the symbols on the periodic table? For example, if your name was Xena, you could spell your name using the symbols for xenon (Xe) and sodium (Na). Using elemental symbols, write your name (first and last) on a sheet of paper so that someone on the other side of the room can read it. If the letters you need aren't available with the currently named elements, consider naming one of the unnamed elements on the periodic table. What names and symbols could you give to them in order to be able to complete your name? A periodic table will be distributed to you. Dont lose itit will be your best friend. You may use this periodic table for all quizzes, tests, and final exams. Now, everyone will introduce themselves to the class:- Show us your name (Both first and last) - Tell us the elements that you used to spell your name out....
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