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264 resources with the keyterm periodic table

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Glenn Seaborg: Shaking Up the Periodic Table

For Students 6th - 12th
High school chemists receive a blast of history as Hank paraphrases the life and times of Glenn Seaborg, the renowned American scientist. Highlights of his long and illustrious career are displayed, educating and inspiring your class to...
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TV 411 What's Cooking? Salt

For Students 5th - 12th
Here is a recipe for a practical cross-curricular lesson! Cover unit conversions and ratios for math, the periodic table of elements for science, the difference between sodium and salt and its relation to high blood pressure for...
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The Periodic Table, Electrons, and Chemical Bonds

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Four activities immerse beginning chemists into the world of elements. They examine the periodic table, use cobalt hydroxide to learn about chemical formulae and valence electrons. Also, they name binary compounds and examine the...
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Understanding Elements

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Nothing says organization quite like a table. The third lesson in a six-part Mixtures and Solutions unit teaches young scientists about elements and the periodic table. They learn how the periodic table is organized and about the...
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Metals Metalloids Nonmetals

For Teachers 6th - 12th
When physical science classes are becoming familiar with the periodic table of elements, you can use this set of printable cards to help them memorize some of the members of the metals, metalloids, and nonmetals groups. There are 24...
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The Periodic Table

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Here is a six-page exploration that will spark interest in the periodic table of elements. After reading a diagram-supported explanation of the periodic table's organization, pupils answer questions to familiarize themselves with it. To...
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Periodic Table Review

For Teachers 5th - 10th
This webpage sports a clever Jeopardy-style review game for the periodic table of elements. There are five columns of questions, and five rows that range in value from five to twenty points. Beneath the question selection board is a link...
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The Elements

For Teachers 5th - 12th
An attractive handout displays the periodic table of elements in full color. Each group has its own color, and each element is represented by its name, chemical symbol, atomic number, and atomic weight. What makes this periodic table...
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Periodic Table of Elements

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Colored boxes with white font present the basic periodic table of elements to your young chemists. All of the basics are included: chemical name, symbol, atomic number, atomic mass, and the number of electrons in each orbital. A brief...
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The Genius of Mendeleev's Periodic Table

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
The author-narrator refers to the periodic table of elements as a "massive slab of human genius," then goes on to explain Mendeleev's development of this foundational chemistry tool. Why was his version so much better than others that...
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Solving the Puzzle of the Periodic Table

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Did you know that the first time someone isolated a pure element was when Henning Brand boiled down his own urine in 1669 and unknowingly discovered phosphorus? The history of our current periodic table of elements is entertainingly...
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A Brief Overview of Several Interesting Elements

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
What a creative way to introduce elements of the periodic table! A Hazel G. Scott middle schooler presents interesting elements from a large book with great graphics. What are some of your classroom's favorite elements and why?
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Boron - Periodic Table of Videos

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Boron is explained by an enthusiastic female chemist and a chemistry professor. Footage alternates between the two of them as they each share different characteristics and historic facts about this element. Show this along with some of...
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Sodium - Periodic Table of Videos

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learn characteristics about the element sodium by viewing this presentation. A chunk of sodium metal is dropped into a pot of water to demonstrate its reaction. Have your chemistry charges view this in conjunction with other element...
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Oxygen - Periodic Table of Videos

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Demonstrations of the reactive properties of oxygen are highlighted in this presentation. Professor Poliakoff also describes ozone, a three-atom version of oxygen.
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Phosphorus - Periodic Table of Videos

For Teachers 7th - 12th
A young chemist in a lab tells viewers about his favorite element, phosphorous. A professor in his library also shares information on the uses of phosphorous. Have your young chemists view this and other University of Nottingham element...
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Helium - Periodic Table of Videos

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Helium is made of the smallest and most nonreactive of atoms. Balloons are filled in a science lab as two different scientists take turns illuminating viewers. The first balloon is heated and the second is cooled, demonstrating the...
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Nitrogen - Periodic Table of Videos

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Nitrogen exists as a gas at earth's normal temperatures. In this video, explosive experiments are performed with liquid nitrogen. One way you could use these is to assign each student a different element to research and present to the...
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Potassium - Periodic Table of Videos

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Potassium is violently reactive, yet a biological necessity in our bodies. View this fascinating video as part of the series to introduce young chemists to the world of elements.
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Iron - Periodic Table of Videos

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Thermite, a mixture of iron oxide and aluminum, is ignited, producing molten iron. Alternating between footage of this reaction and a professor expounding on the iron, this video is interesting and informative.
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Group 15, The Nitrogen Group

For Teachers 8th - 12th
This short presentation provides a convenient introduction to the nitrogen group in the periodic table of elements. A graphic displays where they are placed in the periodic table. The nitrogen cycle is mentioned and ammonia is explained....
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Group 7, The Halogens

For Teachers 8th - 12th
The ten slides in this presentation make a consice introduction to the halogen group of the periodic table of elements. The location of the group is displayed, and then the characteristics of the different halogen group members are...
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Unknown and Well Known

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students become familiar with periodic table of elements and recognize elements as basic structural units for familiar materials. Students then create cards with descriptions and uses for their selected elements, and identify and...
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Reading Comprehension: History of the Periodic Table

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Although the article that launches this lesson is about the history of the Periodic Table, the objective is reading comprehension. Using the eight-page informational text, learners answer five comprehension questions and craft one essay....