This is a 3 page, 14 question activity about the history of the periodic table. The reading components include Alchemy and Latin chemical symbols, discovery of phosphorus, Johann Dobereiner, Dmitri Mendeleev and two basic patterns found in the periodic table (groups and periods).
This can be used as classwork, homework, extra credit, sub plans, etc. Enforces literacy in science. Appropriate for grades 7-11.