The Periodic Table Table

You'd be hard pressed to find someone more dedicated to the periodic table than Theodore Gray. A video lesson interviews him as he describes his passion and his creation. The installment of a larger series on reactions shows Gray's table built as a periodic table including storage for sample elements!

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Discuss what pupils are passionate about as a lesson opener
  • Have learners keep a list of elements mentioned in the video and a fact about each; challenge them to see who can make the longest list
Classroom Considerations
  • A basic understanding of the structure of the periodic table is helpful
Pros
  • Discusses the uses and properties of several elements
  • Shows the passion of the collector for chemistry and elements in general
Cons
  • None