Physics: Mistakes Game
We played the mistakes game with ray diagrams for curved mirrors. Its been a while since we last did that, and a lot of students were excited to play.
Chemistry: Speed Dating
We did some whiteboard speed dating with empirical formula problems. By the end of the hour, most students were feeling pretty confident. Just to solidify that confidence, we did a “practice pop quiz” where I put up a problem and had students work through it in quiz-like conditions, then went through the answer and had some conversation about the next steps for people who didn’t do well on that quiz.