The Periodic Table on the Internet

by Liz LaRosa

www.middleschoolscience.com

www.chem4kids.com

Welcome to Chem4kids!  You will search this site to answer questions about the periodic table and an assigned element.   click here for a printer friendly PDF version

  1. What is an Element?

  2. On the periodic table, What are the rows called?  What do they all have in common?

  3. What is a shell?

  4. What are the columns called?  What do they all have in common?

  5. What is an atom?

  6. What is a nucleus?

  7. Define Atomic Number :

  8. Define Atomic Mass :

My assigned element is ________________________ 

Can you figure out how to say your element?  You can also HEAR how to say your element.

A brief description of your element :

 

  1. Who found your element?

  2. When did they find it?

In the upper left hand corner of the Element Page there is a menu with the choices: "Say it", "Shell Info",  "See it",  or "Bond with it" to answer these questions:

  1. What is your element's atomic number?

  2. How many Electrons do you have?

  3. How many Protons do you have?

  4. What is your atomic mass?

  5. How many Neutrons do you have : HINT - (Atomic Mass - Atomic Number) =

  6. List all the ways your element is used:

 

Draw the Bohr diagram of the shells

Label the Electrons and Nucleus.

 

If there is time, you may look through this site only.