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Writing Chemical Formulas - Bell Ringer

Activity Overview

This Bell Ringer provides a video example of when scientists might use chemical formulas to determine the products of a chemical reaction. The Bell Ringer is a TI-Nspire PublishViewTM document.

About the Lesson

This Science Nspired Bell Ringer is intended to introduce the need for writing chemical formulas. The Bell Ringer illustrates that when fossil fuels are burned and interact with oxygen in the air, products are formed and can be identified by looking at color changes in indicators.


The Bell Ringer is a PublishViewTM document (.tnsp), ideal for large group instruction using TI-Nspire software and a projection device. This Bell Ringer contains a video which may increase the time to download.