Element Alien Creation – Using the Periodic Table to Create An Atomic Alien is a group (or individual) project designed to support and reinforce understanding of the periodic table. Students will create an “Element Alien” based on a dice roll to give students the element from which their alien will be derived. Based on specific criteria of the element selected, features of the alien will be determined. This is a fun reinforcement of how to read the periodic table and understand certain elemental principles including:
Once the aliens have been created, a peer evaluation and a grading rubric for teachers are available for completion.
Included in the download:
• Introduction to the Element Alien Project with criteria for creating the aliens
• The Atomic Alien blank picture page
• Student evaluation page with 31 lines for evaluation (31 student evaluation lines)
• Teacher evaluation rubric