For this elements worksheet, students are given ten elements, their Latin, Greek or Egyptian root, the meaning of the root and the element's symbol.
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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