Colour the periodic table with a printable colour-coding worksheet.
What is the Periodic Table?
The periodic table is a chart that organizes all the known chemical elements based on their properties and atomic structure. Each element is represented by a unique symbol, and they are arranged in rows and columns according to their atomic number and chemical properties.
The periodic table is used to predict the chemical behaviour of elements, including their reactivity, bonding patterns, and the types of compounds they can form. It also provides a framework for understanding the relationships between different elements and their physical and chemical properties.
Colour Coding the Periodic Table
The printable worksheet is designed to help students learn about the families of elements on the periodic table. The worksheet includes a blank periodic table with all the elements labelled by their symbol and atomic number.
To complete the worksheet, students must use a set of coloured pencils or markers to colour-code the elements based on their families. The worksheet will typically include a legend indicating which colour corresponds to each family, such as alkali metals, alkaline earth metals, transition metals, halogens, noble gases, etc. Students will develop a deeper understanding of the periodic table and its underlying principles by grouping elements based on their shared characteristics.
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We’ve included two files with this download – a periodic table coloring sheet and a completed version in full color as a classroom poster or reference chart. Use the dropdown arrow on the Download button to select your file.