• These links are all to help you work though the elements. Just click on the title to get started.

    The Periodic Table of Elements 
    In addition to the information contained within the Periodic Table of Elements, the following articles may be helpful if you are writing a report about an element or if you are making a model of an atom:
    - How to calculate the number of protons, neutrons and electrons in an atom of an element
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    How to make a model of an atom
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    How to read an electron configuration chart
    - A list of who discovered each element

    Element Flash Cards!
    Welcome to It's Elemental - Element Flash Cards! The computer will give you an element and, depending on the selections you make below, you will have to supply the element's chemical name, chemical symbol or atomic number. Enter your answer into the text box and press the 'Check my answer' button. Remember, spelling counts!
    Element Math Game! 

    The computer will randomly pick an element and present you with that element's data from the Periodic Table of Elements. Use that information to answer the question that the computer asks about the number of protons, neutrons, electrons or nucleons (particles in the nucleus) that an atom of that element contains.


    It's Elemental - Balancing Act! 

    The computer will give you a number of incomplete chemical equations. Balance the chemical equations by selecting coefficients from the pull-down menus. Once you think the equation is balanced, press the 'Check my answer!' button. Have fun and good luck!

    Element Hangman!

    The computer will randomly pick the name of one of the elements. Use the clue to discover which element the computer picked. Be careful! Each incorrect letter you guess causes the atom man to decay. Find the element's name before the atom man decays completely!
    The computer will display a number of cards with the names and symbols of the elements. After you have had time to study the cards, the computer will flip them over and ask you to find a particular element. Click on the card that contains that element.

    Element Matching Game 

    The computer will give you a list of chemical symbols and a list of chemical names. Choose the chemical name that each chemical symbol represents.

    Element Crossword Puzzles 

    Use the clues provided by the computer to solve each crossword puzzle