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Building the Periodic Table from Scratch

Time Frame:
1 class period that runs 70 minutes.

Group Size:
Pairs


 

Summary:
Students will use the properties of elements to create a periodic table.

Main Curriculum Tie:
Science - Chemistry
Standard 1 Objective 3

Correlate atomic structure and the physical and chemical properties of an element to the position of the element on the periodic table.

Materials:

  • 1 Student sheet (attached) per group
  • 1 elements sheet (attached) per group
  • scissors
  • glue
  • construction paper to glue the cards on
  • markers

Attachments

Instructional Procedures:

  1. Cover any visible periodic tables in your room. Run off papers.
  2. Discuss the introduction with students. Read directions.
  3. Allow students time to work with their partner. Be ready to check off their work as they finish.
  4. After students work is checked off, have them double check it to a periodic table and use the marker to label the groups and periods.

Assessment Plan:
Scoring Guide:
1. Students work in pairs to complete table………………………….4
2. Students correctly label their table…………………………………4
3. Students answer analysis questions completely and correctly…4

Bibliography:
Lesson Design by Jordan School District Teachers and Staff.

Author:
Utah LessonPlans

Created Date :
Dec 10 2014 08:24 AM

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