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The Periodic Table of Elements

The Periodic Table of Elements

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Author: Kyndel Fletcher
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Standards:Next Generation Science Standard:HS-PS1-1 “Use the periodic table as a model to predict the relative properties of elements based on the patterns of electrons in the outermost energy level of atoms.” (NGSS) Common Core State Standard: Reading standards for literacy in science and technical subject grade 11-12 student, key ideas and details number 2 “Determine the central ideas or conclusions of a text; summarize complex concepts, processes, or information presented in a text by paraphrasing them in simpler but still accurate terms (CCSS) Objective: Student will be able to identify, explain and summarize major trends and properties of the periodic table of elements in order to create various types of study guides, which will make accurate identification and characterization of elements and element families simpler. 

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Objective

Student will be able to identify, explain and summarize major trends and properties of the periodic table of elements in order to create various types of study guides, which will make accurate identification and characterization of elements and element families simpler. 

Standards

Standards:

Next Generation Science Standard: 
HS-PS1-1 “Use the periodic table as a model to predict the relative properties of elements based on the patterns of electrons in the outermost energy level of atoms.” (NGSS)
Common Core State Standard: 
Reading standards for literacy in science and technical subject grade 11-12 student, key ideas and details number 2 “Determine the central ideas or conclusions of a text; summarize complex concepts, processes, or information presented in a text by paraphrasing them in simpler but still accurate terms (CCSS)

Source: California Common Core State Standards, English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science and Technical Subjects, “grade 11-12 student, key ideas and details, number 2” www.cde.ca.gov/be/st/ss/documents/finalelaccssstandards.pdf “HS-PS1-1 Matter and Its Interactions.” HS-PS1-1 Matter and Its Interactions | Next Generation Science Standards, www.nextgenscience.org/pe/hs-ps1-1-matter-and-its-interactions

The BIG Question

While going through this page remember to think about the BIG Question. 

What are 3 main trends/characteristics that are used in the development of the modern day periodic table of elements?

Answer the BIG Question

The Periodic Table of Elements

Source: Periodic Table - Model Science Software, www.modelscience.com/PeriodicTable.html.

Khan Academy

This website has many useful resources to understand the periodic table of elements. 

Khan Academy

Source: “Periodic Table.” Khan Academy, Khan Academy, www.khanacademy.org/science/chemistry/periodic-table

Slideshow

The Element song

Source: TimwiTerby. “Tom Lehrer's ‘The Elements’ Animated.” YouTube, YouTube, 19 Aug. 2008, www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGM-wSKFBpo.