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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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The Science of Macaroni Salad: What's in a Molecule?

For Students 4th - 9th Standards
After showing they quick-paced featurette on the breaking of bonds, hold a discussion using the accompanying Think questions. Complex molecules are broken down into smaller molecules during digestion. There are six main molecules that...
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TV 411 What's Cooking? Salt

For Students 5th - 12th
Here is a recipe for a practical cross-curricular lesson! Cover unit conversions and ratios for math, the periodic table of elements for science, the difference between sodium and salt and its relation to high blood pressure for...
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goREACT

For Students 7th - 12th
Beginning Boyles and curious Curies can safely experiment with the virtual mixing of elements using this entertaining application. 
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2009 U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad National Exam - Part I

For Students 9th - 12th
The 2009 version of the first part of a national chemistry competition is posted for your use with olympiad hopefuls. Test takers deal with 60 multiple choice questions covering an entire year of chemistry curriculum. Use this to...
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Science Puzzlers, Twisters, and Teasers: Chemical Bonding

For Students 7th - 10th
What a cute approach to chemical bonding! Atoms all have human names and are attending at a dance. Who will pair up with whom? By reading the characteristics, and not the element name, chemistry whizzes figure out the bonding pairs....
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The Atoms Family ~ Atomic Math Challenge

For Students 5th - 8th
Bold boxes present parts of the periodic table, with some of the contents conveniently missing. Beginning chemists fill in the blanks, which may include the atomic number, atomic mass, atomic symbol, or element name. Beneath each box...
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Matter and Energy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Does the change in energy of matter lead to a change in mass? Upcoming chemists compare the mass of equal-volume, but different-temperature liquids and materials both before and after a chemical reaction has occurred. In another...
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Metals Metalloids Nonmetals

For Teachers 6th - 12th
When physical science classes are becoming familiar with the periodic table of elements, you can use this set of printable cards to help them memorize some of the members of the metals, metalloids, and nonmetals groups. There are 24...
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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 Elements

For Teachers 5th - 12th
An attractive handout displays the periodic table of elements in full color. Each group has its own color, and each element is represented by its name, chemical symbol, atomic number, and atomic weight. What makes this periodic table...
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Element Cards

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
This template is made up of cards for 18 common elements. The chemical symbol is provided, along with space to write in the numbers of protons, neutrons, and electrons, draw Bohr diagrams and Lewis structures, and more!
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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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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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EMD PTE

For Students 9th - 12th
You can't tell by the title, but this is a functional periodic table of elements. Incorporating bright colors, lucid text, and easily operated features, this application serves as a valuable reference tool for your chemistry class.
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A World-Famous Table

For Students 4th - 6th
Guide first-time physical science learners through the periodic table of elements by having them record the atomic number, atomic mass, number of electrons, number of protons, number of neutrons, or the name of an element when given it's...
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PPT
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Fun Physics You Can See

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Fascinating aspects of electromagnetic radiation and its use in obtaining and transferring information are described here. Learners will find the connections to current technology interesting. Although the slides are text-heavy, they do...
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Desert Drama

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Learners read both fiction and nonfiction books with desert themes. Then they write desert stories and reports, reviewing texts for information to include in writing. Students also design desert scenes with details and setting elements...
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Celebrate Change

For Teachers K - 12th
Students develop fantasy creatures and characters, describing personalities in terms of gestures, actions, and expressions displayed. Then they make fantasy masks, focusing on shape, form, proportion, line, and emphasis to demonstrate...
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Nuclear Arithmetic

For Students 9th - 12th
In "Nuclear Arthmetic," first-time physical scientists examine atomic structure and the periodic table of elements. The are given the formula, "N = A-Z," in which N is the number of neutrons, A is the atomic mass, and Z is the atomic...
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Cosmic Chemistry: An Elemental Question

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Space scientists investigate the cosmic phenomena in order to search for answers to possible origins of the solar system. They consider the concepts of elements and  isotopes. Data is analyzed looking at tje abundance of elements...
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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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Organizer
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Orbital Diagrams

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this orbital diagram worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer by determining the orbital diagram for the 22 elements given.
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Classification of Matter

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Thirty-seven slides thoroughly shed light upon the four classes of matter: elements, compounds, mixtures, and solutions. Also covered are chemical symbols, molecules, and chemical equations. The colors and fonts chosen for the...