Chemistry Lesson: Percent Composition

Do you need a fast and thorough way to instruct your class members on how to determine the percent composition of a compound? Then this short resource will be a wonderful addition to your existing instructional methods. The video contains a thorough explanation of percent composition which it compares to the total molar mass of the compound in question.    

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For a more streamlined lesson, ensure the class members already have a basic knowledge of the concept before showing the video

Classroom Considerations
  • Follow the video with additional problems to ensure all pupils understand the concept
  • The first in a series of three related videos
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
  • Allows time to demonstrate additional problems
  • Steps are well laid out and will be easy for the majority of pupils to follow
  • Will require several demonstrations after viewing to fully understand
  • The narrator's monotone may not capture the attention of some pupils