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Let's learn about the Periodic Table

Let's learn about the Periodic Table

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Author: Deanne Barnett
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Students will be introduced to the periodic table along with all of it's pieces and parts.

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Tutorial

Part 1: History of the Periodic Table

Was the periodic table designed in a day

Of course not way too much information, so let's look at how it was done

1. Your first task is to research and find out information about who designed the periodic table and how.  You may use the following sites to help you on your task.

http://www.wou.edu/las/physci/ch412/perhist.htm

 

2. Getting to know your periodic table

You can use your book or   http://www.ptable.com/ to help you answer the questions

 

 

Source: Western Oregon University, A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF PERIODIC TABLE. 1997 .http://www.wou.edu/las/physci/ch412/perhist.htm 22 Feb 2013

Part 2: Organization of the Periodic Table

Your class will be split into groups and you will research one of the groups on the periodic table.  Use the sites below to help you learn about your group/family.

Group 1A
http://www.angelo.edu/faculty/kboudrea/periodic/periodic_main1.htm
Information about the Group 1A Elements.

Group 2A
http://www.angelo.edu/faculty/kboudrea/periodic/periodic_main2.htm
Information about the Group 2A Elements.

Metals
http://web.buddyproject.org/web017/web017/metals.html
Information about metals along with nonmetals and metalloids.

Metalloids
http://www.chemicalelements.com/groups/metalloids.html
Information about metalloids.

Nonmetals
http://www.chemicalelements.com/groups/nonmetals.html
Information about nonmetals.

Group 7A
http://www.angelo.edu/faculty/kboudrea/periodic/periodic_main7.htm
Information about the Group 7A Elements.

Group 8A
http://www.angelo.edu/faculty/kboudrea/periodic/periodic_main8.htm
Information about the Group 8A Elements.

Lanthanides
http://chemistry.about.com/od/elementgroups/a/lanthanides.htm
Information about the lanthanides.

Actinides
http://chemistry.about.com/od/elementgroups/a/actinides.htm
Information about the actinides.

 

Source: Amber Andrewlevich "The History of the Periodic Table of Elements", http://zunal.com/process.php?w=40222 22 Feb 2013

Part 3: Element Project

Sites you can use to research your element...

www. webelements.com

www.chemicalelements.com

www.chemicool.com