Friday, January 7, 2011

Images of Chemical Elements of Periodic Table

This pictorial periodic table is colourful, fun, and packed with information. In addition to the element's name, symbol, and atomic number, each element box has a drawing of one of the element's main human uses or natural occurrences. 

The table is colour-coded to show the chemical groupings. 

Small symbols pack in additional information: solid/liquid/gas, color of element, common in the human body, common in the earth's crust, magnetic metals, noble metals, radioactive, and rare or never found in nature. It does not overload kids with a lot of detailed numbers, like atomic weights and valence numbers.

Note: Elements in Pictures and Elements in Words are a set. Either may stand alone, but they work best together.

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