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The Genius of Mendeleev's Periodic Table
4 mins 4th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Solving the Puzzle of the Periodic Table
4 mins 8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Reading Comprehension: History of the Periodic Table
7th - 9th
Although the article that launches this lesson 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 craft one essay....
The Race to Invent the Periodic Table
6 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewMendeleev was a visionary, providing a tool to predict things we didn't even know about yet! He was the first to recognize the pattern in the properties of elements and create the skeleton of the chart that we know today as the periodic...
Periodic Table Notes: Determining # of Shells and Valence Electrons
7th - 12th
Although the directions say to view a PowerPoint, it is not necessary in order to complete this assignment. Six fill in the blank questions survey the periodic table of elements. A chart follows in which, given the element symbol, young...
Atomic Structure and the Periodic Table of Elements: The Secret Agent Lab
9th - 12th
Food always gets attention! Model atomic structure using fruit loops to represent the subatomic particles. After building models, scholars create ionic bonds using their models. Finally, they use these concepts to create a periodic table.
Glenn Seaborg: Shaking Up the Periodic Table
5 mins 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...
Electron Configuration of the First 20 Elements in the Periodic Table
4 mins 9th - 12th
Why is the periodic table arranged the way it is? As pupils complete the electron configuration of the first 20 elements, they see the relationship to the rows and columns in the periodic table. The video instructor highlights these...