Need something new, creative and hands-on for helping students to understand HOW the Periodic Table was arranged?! You found it! Students work collaboratively to solve a puzzle which will lead them to understand the organization of the Periodic Table. Background scientific information sheet, directions, how to run the activity, follow up questions and student handout, as well as all answers are included. All the information you need is included to help run this fantastic activity. If you have the resources, you can laminate a copy of the puzzle pieces and put magnets on the back to keep on the board for further discussion. You'll keep going back to this puzzle, time and again, through your lessons on the Periodic Table. The preview shows what the puzzle pieces look like, a completed puzzle and the amount of information I provide you with to make this lesson seamless.
Science Rocks in Upper Elementary