Periodic Table

High schoolers investigate the structure and development of the periodic table. In this periodic table lesson plan, students are given colored strips of paper that represent different atoms. They classify the atoms based on the paper's characteristics. They discuss the difficulty early scientists must have had grouping elements together. They observe the activity of a metal as it releases hydrogen from water or acid.

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9th - 12th
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