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Periodic Table Activity

Students will become familiar with one chemical element assigned to them. They will use research skills to learn about the element, describe its principle features and reactions, and its most common uses. Their final project will include an essay with a length of no less than 200 words and a maximum of no more than 560 words, as well as an artistic rendition of the uses of the element.... Show More


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Anil Waghe
Anil Waghe (Faculty)
14 years ago
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Vanessa Garcia
Vanessa Garcia (Student)
15 years ago
I love this lesson. It gives a step by step method on what to do in the classroom and how to get students involved in the activity. This is a great way for students to learn the periodic table.
Maryanne Duttarer
Maryanne Duttarer (Student)
15 years ago
A great activity to get kids writing more in science while learning about elements, their importance, and which category they belong in.
David Tinker
David Tinker (Student)
15 years ago
A really good activity to get students to do some research on an element and think about how it's used in the real world. It has a nice combination of tasks for the students to learn and have fun.
Joaquin Alvarado
Joaquin Alvarado (Faculty)
15 years ago
This looks like a super fun time that allows students to express their creativity and also encourages writing across the curriculum.
Leigh-Ann King
Leigh-Ann King (Student)
15 years ago
I'm a fan of projects that encompass several parts and relate the material to different subjects. This project not only helps the students understand an element and its various uses, but also its effect on economy, history, and humanity.