by Liz LaRosa
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
What is an Element?
On the periodic table, What are the rows called? What do they all have in common?
What is a shell?
What are the columns called? What do they all have in common?
What is an atom?
What is a nucleus?
Define Atomic Number :
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 :
Who found your element?
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:
What is your element's atomic number?
How many Electrons do you have?
How many Protons do you have?
What is your atomic mass?
How many Neutrons do you have : HINT - (Atomic Mass - Atomic Number) =
List all the ways your element is used:
Draw the Bohr diagram of the shells
Label the Electrons and Nucleus.
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