Find the elements

Find the elements
Publication Date: January, 2013
Type of Resource: Interactive/Simulation

This online resource helps students determine if materials are compounds or elements.

The resource is a Scootle interactive where students ‘deconstruct’ different objects to determine if they are compounds or elements.

This is a short activity that would be useful in a flipped classroom or as part of a series of activities in a web quest.

Additional Information

Scootle is a program developed by Education Services Australia and is freely available to Australian educators. Use of the site's resources requires logging in via your local education network or by registering directly with the Scootle website.

This resource uses Flash technology and will not work on the Apple iPad, which doesn't support that technology.

Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 8 > Science Understanding > Chemical Sciences > Differences between elements, compounds and mixtures can be described at a... > ACSSU152