Build-your-own Valence Finder

Subject: Chemistry & Computational Thinking
Grades levels: 6 - 12
Description: By building a program to determine the valence of ANY element on the first three rows of the Periodic table, students learn the steps to solve the problem while learning how to program logic and think about processing data in sequence. NOTE: The worksheet includes the option of letting students create a bug that they have to fix.
• Uses Python 2.7 programming interface which needs to be installed on computers.

  Build-your-own Valence Finder teacher worksheet Word PDF
  Build-your-own Valence Finder student worksheet Word PDF
  Valence Finder Python file