Electron Configuration Gizmo

For today’s Electron Configuration Gizmo activity, complete the following steps:

  1. Go to the Explore Learning website.
  2. Click the Login/Enroll button (upper right).
  3. Select Chemistry from your list of classes.
  4. Launch the Electron Configuration Gizmo.
  5. Complete the “Electron Configuration Gizmo” worksheet with a partner.

For students who have not yet created an account:

  1. Enter the class code (written on the white board).
  2. Click the Enroll in Class button.
  3. Choose “I need to create…” option.
  4. Enter your First and Last name (not email!)
  5. Use your student numer (s-#######) as your username.
  6. Enter birthdate as password (MMDDYYYY)
  7. Click “Submit”
  8. Launch the Electron Configuration Gizmo.
  9. Complete the “Electron Configuration Gizmo” worksheet.

Egg Lab Report – Day 1


  • What did we do?
  • Why did we do it?  
  • What were we observing?  
  • What were we learning about?

Procedure – should be in your lab notebook and on class website

  1. Step 1
  2. Step 2
  3. Continue until finished


Data table of class data (Table > Insert table > select number of columns and rows

Calculate average values for solution groups

Graph the averages (use Google Sheets)