This is an HTML program that helps you spell with symbols of chemical elements for anything you want. Just cut and paste the text, paragraph or list of names you would like to "symbolize" in the left field. The program automatically displays the words that could be spelled with chemical symbols in the right field. When a word has more than one possible spelling, all of the possible combinations are displayed on a single line.
The program is compatible with most web browsers and it is simple to use. Just download the file and click to open. It will automatically open in your default browser.
Students will review names and symbols of the elements in the periodic table.
Student and instructor will get acquainted and learn the names of some of their classmates.
Instructor will break the ice with an educational and friendly competition.
Large periodic table in your classroom or an image projected from your computer.
Instructor should "translate" the class roster into chemical symbols ahead of time and bring the print out of the answer key to class.
Board to write the answers.
Square post-it notes and markers (optional).
This program can have a diverse list of applications. You wil find it very useful whether you are breaking the ice on the first day of classes, writing a novel only using chemical symbols or choosing a chemical baby name.
TRIVIA: Did you know? Using the data from the US Census, 12% of all girls names and 16% of all boys names can be spelled with element symbols.
And the winning names with the most spellings are:
For girl, Ninasimone: ['NINAsIMoNe', 'NINaSIMoNe', 'NINaSiMoNe', 'NInAsIMoNe', 'NiNAsIMoNe', 'NiNaSIMoNe', 'NiNaSiMoNe']
For boy, Kostandinos: ['KOSTaNdINOS', 'KOSTaNdINOs', 'KOSTaNdINoS', 'KOSTaNdInOS', 'KOSTaNdInOs', 'KOsTaNdINOS', 'KOsTaNdINOs', 'KOsTaNdINoS', 'KOsTaNdInOS', 'KOsTaNdInOs']