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Periodic Table Battleship

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Students work in pairs.

They choose an element or group of elements (ship) somewhere on the Periodic Table (battle field) then try to find their opponents ship/element before theirs is found by asking questions and guessing elements.

Choose different element characteristics to play such as:
element name
atomic number
period/group number
atomic number or mass
# of protons, neutrons & electrons
valence electrons

Download includes 2 Periodic Tables (player & opponent) and teacher directions.

Materials needed: binder clips or paper clips, file folders, markers (bingo chips, candy, etc.)

Extension activity - have students color the periodic table with the characteristics and trends before playing. Or laminate and use dry erase markers.

Other resources available at Sandy's Science Stuff :

Color the Periodic Table (metals, nonmetals, metalloids, families) Activity

Metals, Nonmetals, Metalloids (cut & paste) Activity

Periodic Table Families (cut & paste) Activity

Periodic Table Introduction Cornell Notes #34

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Periodic Table Notebook Bundle
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