These diagnostic questions and response activities (contained in the zip file) support students in being able to:
Interpret the meaning of the symbols + and → in a word equation.
Select the word equation that correctly represents the chemical reaction described.
Match a chemical formula and state symbol with a macroscopic observation.
Link a symbolic chemical equation to macroscopic observations of a reaction.
Use a symbolic chemical equation to categorise a reaction as oxidation, decomposition or precipitation.
The resources include details of common misconceptions and a summary of the research upon which the resources are based.
Download the zip file for all the questions and activities.
More resources like this can be found on the BEST webpage: Best Evidence in Science Teaching
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