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Mole Day- October 23, 2012

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Stephen Hudson Stephen Hudson 520 Points

Hey all, Just wanted to see if anyone else was planning on celebrating Mole Day on October 23, 2012 (next Tuesday) at 6:02 AM or PM. Also, any ideas for cool activities, labs, or demos to check out the mole with chemistry students?

Jillian Rose Jillian Rose 3585 Points

Mole Day is an awesome way to foster interest for chemistry. I have found some interesting websites that have ideas for activities, demonstrations and links as well Hope you find them useful. http://www.chemistryinquiry.com/fun_chemistry_links.htm http://mrssavallischemistry.wikispaces.com/Mole+Day http://www.moleday.org/htdocs/projects.html

Rebecca Sweeney Rebecca Sweeney 950 Points

These Mole Day activities are interesting! I will have to pick something to use tomorrow! What clever ways to spark interest in chemistry!

James Bright James Bright 4100 Points

The activities coordinator at our school always does activities for Pi Day for math. I believe this would be a great activity for our middle school. Mole Day is a great precursor for High School Chemistry. I don't ever remember learning about this at all when I was in school at least not until I was in High school. I will be posting to keep everyone up to date on my event progress.

Adah Stock Adah Stock 101510 Points

When I taught chemistry we celebrated mole day by students bringing in materials and making a stuff mole which they then decorated and made it their own. One was an Eistein mole, we had a baseball mole and so forth. Here is a pattern for the mole. Students loved decorating their moles and we would show them off. Kids really got into it. Just a fun idea for chemistry. Adah

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