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Learning Exercise: Interactive Periodic Table

Interactive Periodic Table
Great visual depiction of all the elements with thumbnail encyclopedic info (name, date and place of discovery).


Submitted by:
Cathi Graves Tudman
Date Last Modified:
June 28, 2006


1. Student will read chapter x in text book.
2. Now, choose 10 elements, randomly, from the cards with the Atomic Symbol.
3. Using the information on the website, make decisions on "odd" elements to
fit in the proscribed categories (use the colors from the periodic table on the
front board).



  • College General Ed
  • High School
  • Middle School


CA Science Standard 7 (c)
Periodic Table
(substances can be classified by their properties)


Basic computer skills.

Learning Objectives

Students will be able to classify various substances by their properties (density, melting temp., conductivity)

Type of Task

  • Core activity
  • Individual
  • Student-centered
  • Unsupervised

Technical Notes

It will be possible to use this information with the SMART board technology. Grouping could be done with manipulation on that piece of equipment.