The Periodic Table
The Periodic Table of Elements contains a wealth of information packed into a small area. It is organized by increasing atomic number and set up to relate much more. Explore the following hotspots to see some of the wealth of information the Periodic Table contains!
Each column has a specific name. This activity explores the columns on the Periodic Table.
|Scroll your mouse over the isotopes shown to learn about the placement of numbers in this notation.|
The Periodic Table groups elements based upon some of their physical properties. Explore the 3 types of elements in this activity.
|Scroll your mouse across the Periodic Table to explore the location of the three different types of elements.
Within each column, the elements behave in the same way. Explore how the column effects the charge commonly formed in the Periodic Table here.
|Scroll your mouse over each column to explore the charges each column forms.
Check your ability to recognize common charges with this activity!
|Drag the charge from the bottom to the slots on the right to match with the element on the left with the charge based on your knowledge of the Periodic Table. If you get stuck, review the activities above.