Reflection: Checks for Understanding Atom Building Game - Section 3: Student Game

 

The first time your students play this game they will focus on correct play. With an investment such as this, ($100/game) you should plan on using this game multiple times. As your students get better with the game they will come to understand some strategy. The player who gets ride of all their marbles first receives bonus points, so a player may realize an advantage by adding more than five marbles on the board. Allow this insight to develop gradually in your classroom.

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Atom Building Game

Unit 4: Atomic Structure
Lesson 4 of 5

Objective: Students will be able to learn the internal structure of an atom using a game board.

Big Idea: Teaching the inside of an atom is so much more fun when it's a game.

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