Chemistry Activities – The First 20 Elements of the Periodic Table
Learn about the elements of the Periodic Table with these new chemistry booklets!
This is just a quick post to let you know that I have just added two new chemistry activities to the Chemistry Unit Packet. I made two new booklets – one on The First 20 Elements and the other on Elements with Unusual Symbols.
It has been a year and a-half or so since we first talked in-depth about the periodic table. My youngest daughter, now in 6th grade, needed some review on how to find the atomic number, atomic weight, group & periods as well as some review of the elements.
I made these two new booklets to have her practice finding information such as atomic number, atomic mass, the period and group numbers. (See the example answers of Helium, Carbon and Antimony above.) She also is researching and finding out more about each of these elements (more about that in a sec.)
Instructions to make the booklet/s: Print these pages out single-sided. Fold them in half. Staple or bind them along the left-hand side.
The first booklet will help familiarize students with the first 20 elements.
We have a beautiful book about the elements by Theodore Gray Elements: A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe that we have been using as a reference. It has huge pictures of the elements as well as pictures of items that use this element.
Ever been curious what the element tungsten is used for? The two-page spread shows you both a picture of the element as well as items that contain it. My daughter is looking at the element & pictures and using this for the facts section of the booklets. Again, this beautiful book can be found here. You can also have your kids do research on the internet, but I just love the photos and layout of this book and highly recommend it!
You will find the latest updates (the two booklets above) on pages 107 to 134 of the Chemistry Unit Packet.
I hope this new update is helpful!
If you purchased the Chemistry Packet of the Chemistry BUNDLE previously, be sure to check your PayPal Email Address for the update email which will have your download link. (Or just email me and I can get that for you!) ~Liesl
These two new booklets are in our Chemistry Unit – Periodic Table, Valence Electrons, Periods, Groups, Lewis Diagrams and More!
100+ Page Chemistry Packet!
Some of the topics we explored in the Chemistry Unit include:
- Building the Periodic Table
- Bohr Diagrams & Understanding Valence Electrons
- Periods, Groups & Families
- hydrogen & the alkali metals, alkaline Earth metals, halogens, noble gases
- Atomic Number, Atomic Mass & Chemical Symbols
- Lewis Diagrams
- Metals, Metalloids and Nonmetals
- Unusual Element Symbols
- Trends of the Periodic Table
- Electron Configuration
Again, see more about the Chemistry Packet: The Periodic Table here.
The four chemistry units (including the Chemistry PacketI talked about above) have recently been put together into a Chemistry BUNDLE. This bundle is still at it’s special price (when I release new materials, I often have them at a discounted price). If you’re interested, the Properties of Matter Packet is also still at a discounted price.
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$23.99 Chemistry BUNDLE (States of Matter Packet, Properties of Matter Packet, Electricity & Circuits Packet, Chemistry Packet)
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