In this elements worksheet, students write the electron configurations for given elements. Students describe ionization energy and electron affinity and the periodic trends for both. This worksheet has 20 short answer questions.
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Meet the 4 Newest Elements!
Scientists keep pursuing heavier elements in the hopes of finding a stable and useful element for practical purposes. Hopeful they've found one, the narrator explains the four newest elements that were added to the periodic table in...
5 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The Four "New" Elements and How We Got Them
How are new elements created? Are they really new? Journey to the end of the periodic table with a video from the American Chemical Society's Reactions playlist. The narrator describes the conditions under which new elements are formed...
3 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Solving the Puzzle of the Periodic Table
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...
4 mins 8th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Genius of Mendeleev's Periodic Table
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...
4 mins 4th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable