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Sink the periodic table

14-18 yrs old

18+ yrs old

Science

Students can play a sink the float game with the periodic table so they can learn the elements in the table through the game.

avatar Submitted By: Leticia Ahumada

October 31, 2017

Skills

  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking

Supporting Files

Minecraft World


English and Spanish version

Learning Objectives

  • Learn the elements in the periodic table
  • Identify the situation of elements in the periodic table
  • Learn the element groups in the periodic table

Guiding Ideas

In this world you can find two boards. In each one a student should place their boats and then go to the opposite board and find the position of the boats in the periodic table.

You can play again and again uploading the world so this lesson is perfect for review the periodic table.

 

Student Activities

  • They have to choose a team (green or orange). Take their "ships" and go to their board after reading the game rules in the world.
  • In their board, build their ships according to the rules.
  • When finish, they go to the opposite board and use a pickaxe to discover the ships of the other student. In state of speak about positions of the boats they should use the elements of the periodic table.

Performance Expectations

Students can play in pair in the periodic table to review the elements that conform it.

Skills

  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking

External References

Supporting Files

Minecraft World


English and Spanish version