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Mole Day • Mole Day is an unofficial holiday celebrated among chemists on October 23, between 6: 02 AM and 6: 02 PM, making the date 6: 02 10/23 in the American style of writing dates. • Mole Day originated in an article in The Science Teacher in the early 1980 s.
CHS Mole Day • Due to time and where we were in the curriculum we could not celebrate Mole Day in October. • Instead we will celebrate it on Tuesday, November 26 th.
CHS Mole Day • You will need to complete 2 mole day projects. – 1 will be from the Fun and Silly Category – 1 will be from the Fun and Educational Category (Can complete a second for extra credit from the Fun and Educational Category) • You must sign up for what projects you will be completing.
CHS Mole Day • Fun and Silly (Pick 1) – Mole costume party (dress up like a mole, school dress code still applies) – Sew-a-Mole (pattern posted on the website and I have some copies) – Make a Mole-yattas-- filled with tootsie "moles" – Make Mole Day treats: Moleasses cookies, Avogadro Dip, Taco-mole sauce, etc. – Other ideas are welcome • Any food allergies? ?
Fun and Silly The sewing patter for your moles is on Mrs. Wescott’s website. Napolean Dynamole (Napolean Dynamite) Holy Moly (priest, nun, rabbi, . . . ) Pepto Bismole Moledemort (Voldemort) Moledonna (Madonna) Eli Moling (Eli Manning) The Little Mermole (The Little Mermaid)
Fun and Silly Make Mole Day treats • Anything with caramel aka Caramol • Lemonade aka Lemolade • Molasses Cookies or anything else with Molasses • Pie-a-la-mode aka Pie-a-la-mole. • Mole Sauce This is a traditional Mexican sauce - pronounced mollay. • Guacamole plus it's made with avocado (Avogadro)! • Anything with Avocado (play on Avogadro) • Dirt Cake Accessorize with a mole - perhaps print one and attach to a Popsicle stick that you stick in. You could even make individual dirt cupcakes and add the mole with a toothpick. • A Jello Mold aka Jello Mole • Mulberry Pie or Mulberry Muffins aka Molberry • Other ideas are welcome
Fun and Educational (Pick 1 or 2) • Mole Drawing (Needs to be in color and explain what a Chemistry mole is). • Ask me about my Mole sign: requires students to tell others about the chemistry moles. *10 student signatures and 3 teacher signatures* • Design a poster on factor labeling and mole conversions. • Make a chemistry mole-bile to hang from the ceiling. • Create a Mole Day Songs (prerecorded or live). • Make a Mole-vie. • Have students make a display of various substances that each contain one mole (such as a container with one mole of table salt). *must do this for 3 substances* • Write a Mole Day poem, story, or create a Mole Day comic book. • Create a Mole Day board game: Mole-opoly, a Chemistry Land (Candy Land), etc.