Lesson Plan


This lesson plan includes resources, such as a slideshow, practice problems, and a lab, for teaching about limiting reactants. This resource is part of the Chemistry course which contains units on Lab Setup and Safety; Nomenclature; Chemical Reactions and Balancing; Metric Systems & Conversions; Periodic Table and Trends; Atomic Structure; Nuclear Chemistry; Acids, Bases, & Salts; Bonding; Percent Composition; Solutions, Molarity, and Concentrations; Stoichiometry; Energy; Gas Laws; Reaction Rates and Equilibrium; Electron Configuration; and Redox Reactions.


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Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12


limiting reactant limiting reagent stoichiometry



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SCI.10-12.8.E: Science

perform stoichiometric calculations, including determination of mass relationships between reactants and products, calculation of limiting reagents, and percent yield.
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Rich Lumpkin Lamar University
May 20, 2008

I have used your limiting reactants procedure as the basis for a general chemistry lab, I would be happy to send it to you if you would like.

Rich Lumpkin

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