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The Periodic Table

The Periodic Table

Author: Ashton Lovern

At the end of this lesson, students will be able to interpret the arrangement of the Periodic Table, including groups and periods, to explain how properties are used to classify elements.

Students will be able to describe how the Periodic Table of elements is classified specifically by increasing atomic number.  Furthermore, students will identify that elements in the same column or row have similar chemical properties.

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