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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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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 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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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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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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The Race to Invent the Periodic Table

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Mendeleev was a visionary, providing a tool to predict things we didn't even know about yet! He was the first to recognize the pattern in the properties of elements and create the skeleton of the chart that we know today as the periodic...
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Periodic Table Notes: Determining # of Shells and Valence Electrons

For Students 7th - 12th
Although the directions say to view a PowerPoint, it is not necessary in order to complete this assignment. Six fill in the blank questions survey the periodic table of elements. A chart follows in which, given the element symbol, young...
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Periodic Table Worksheet

For Students 5th - 10th
A simple assignment for beginning chemists helps them get comfortable with the components of the periodic table of elements. On the first of two pages there is a chart with seven elements. Learners fill in atomic number, mass, and the...
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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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Periodic Table of Elements

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed
In this chemistry worksheet, students use the periodic table of elements in order to identify the common elements. The detail is very detailed.
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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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The Periodic Table Game

For Teachers 4th - 8th
First, beginning chemists assemble a large periodic table of elements. Then, they play a game in which they roll dice, move a marker along the elements, and collect pennies according to the number of valence electrons of the element that...
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Atomic Structure: Periodic Table

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The fifth lesson of seven in the series outlines an in-depth analysis of the periodic table. After direct instruction, pupils take turns practicing in the group before beginning independent study. The assessments include a quiz and an...
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Periodic Table Basics Test

For Students 7th - 12th
The periodic table of elements is a vital tool for all chemistry apprentices and professionals alike. Here is a chance for your beginning chemists to assess their understanding of the periodic table. They list element names, symbols,...
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The Periodic Table

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Compliment your lesson with this periodic table presentation. The slides are clear summarizing the origins and main details of the periodic table very nicely.  The overall appearance, images, and bullet points are logical and some nice...
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Reading Comprehension: History of the Periodic Table

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Although the article that launches this instructional activity 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...
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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 Periodic Table

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A huge collection of slides introduces chemistry learners to the periodic table of elements, electron configuration, and electronegativity. It opens with the history of today's periodic table, and then details the arrangement. After...
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Study Jams! Periodic Table

For Students 4th - 9th Standards
In a friendly, casual conversation on the beach, two animated teens discuss the periodic table. Assign this video to be viewed at home by physical science fans. After viewing, they can write definitions for key vocabulary terms and take...
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Neon - Periodic Table of Videos

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Neon molecules are excited to produce a glow. Two chemists take turns enlightening viewers about this fascinating gas. Have your chemistry classes view this in conjunction with other element videos as an introduction to the periodic table.
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Atomic Structure and the Periodic Table of Elements: The Secret Agent Lab

For Students 9th - 12th
Food always gets attention! Model atomic structure using fruit loops to represent the subatomic particles. After building models, scholars create ionic bonds using their models. Finally, they use these concepts to create a periodic table.
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The Periodic Table

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Carbon is a unique element known to form up to 10 million different compounds. Scholars focus on the first 20 elements of the periodic table in order to learn how to read the table. They correctly match 20 cards with given information to...
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Mendeleev's Periodic Table

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Scientists are working on creating and verifying element 120 which would change the appearance of the periodic table. A short video, one in a series of 48, which explores Mendeleev's Periodic Table. The narrator shows how Mendeleev...
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Periodic Table 2

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
While the periodic table looks complex, it is really arranged by only two variables, atomic number and electron configuration. The set of four puzzles focuses on groups 3, 4, 5, and 6 or 13, 14, 15, and 16, depending on your periodic...

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