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Reading The Periodic Table
Eighth graders examine the Periodic Table. In this science lesson plan, 8th graders categorize a group of shells and unknown elements using different characteristics as they read and interpret the Periodic Table.
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New Review Periodic Table and Atomic Properties
An in-depth lesson, the fourth activity in a series of 36, begins with teaching how the periodic table's arrangement came to its current design. Using this knowledge, pupils then move on to analyze the arrangement of elements to their...
7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Periodic Table and Energy-Level Models
Teach your class to think of electrons as tiny packets of energy that travel in waves. Through a short video and diagram, participants see how electrons are located around the nucleus of an atom. They then get into groups and try to...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed
Reading Comprehension: History of the Periodic Table
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...
7th - 9th English Language Arts
Glenn Seaborg: Shaking Up the Periodic Table
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...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science
The Mighty Elements: Using the Visual Thesaurus to Investigate Chemical Elements
Pupils create trading cards for elements in the Periodic Table. Initially, they are introduced to the Periodic Table of Elements and the concept of elements in the world around us. After dividing into groups, learners use the Visual...
3rd - 12th Science