Chemistry is something that the typical high school student hasn't seen before. It does have a math basis, but for the most part, it is foreign knowledge. Therefore, similar to learning a foreign language, the first step is to know the alphabet. For chemistry, the alphabet is the periodic table of elements. In the high school setting, it is only necessary for the students to around 40 or so elements. To facilitate this learning in a fun way, I will set up a Scavenger Hunt for the Elements.
They will click on the link given in the next section. This will take them to a Padlet Wall where they will have a video link of Tom Lehrer's Element Song (which they should have watched before class), links to their own Padlet walls that each team will use, and the Homework Instructions.