Winter Olympics chemistry puzzle

Each letter represents another letter in the alphabet. Each chemical “term” matches the definition of how this aspect of chemistry relates to the Winter Olympics. As a clue, the terms are listed in alphabetic order.

Enter your students’ correct solutions into a draw on or before March 31, 2018. The prize is a pack of UV Beads. Encourage your students to work in groups or even as a class! The prize is donated by Educational Innovations. The prize will be awarded to both student and teacher. See page 19 or go to for more information about this prize. Send your students’ solutions to: Chem 13 News, Winter Olympics chemistry puzzle, Department of Chemistry, University of Waterloo, Waterloo ON N2L 3G1, Canada; or email: