Periodic Table of Elements Review Activity

Teaching Muse
Grade Levels
6th - 8th, Homeschool
Formats Included
  • PDF
  • Google Apps™
3 plus answer key, Google Forms link, and instructions
Share this resource
Teaching Muse
Includes Google Apps™
The Teacher-Author indicated this resource includes assets from Google Workspace (e.g. docs, slides, etc.).

Also included in

  1. Use this teaching resource with your students to learn all about the periodic table of elements. Students will learn and practice the concepts through informative texts, a scavenger hunt, a winter atomic number activity and a poster project. Interested in reading about how I teach this unit? Chec
    Save $4.51
  2. Looking for a curriculum to last all school year that will help you teach your physical science units? This curriculum can be used to teach atoms and elements, chemical and physical changes, electricity, energy, magnetism, Newton's laws of motion, the periodic table of elements, simple machines, and
    Save $96.48
  3. Looking for a curriculum last all school year that will help you teach your physical, life and environmental science units? Check out everything this teaching resource has to offer. This resource includes all of my science nonfiction readings, hands-on activities, anchor chart posters, task cards,
    Save $90.94
  4. Teach students about atoms and elements using these print and digital activities. Students will learn about the parts of an atom and elements on the periodic table through printable worksheets or Google Slide and Forms activities. This atoms and elements unit includes print and digital readings, han
    Save $11.49


Acclimate your students to the periodic table of elements using this printable and digital distance learning activity as an introduction or review. Using their own table, students will search for different elements using the group, period, name, symbol, or atomic number. This is great practice for your students to navigate the table. Students love the scavenger hunt-like game to find the different elements.

Love this periodic table of elements scavenger hunt? Check out the unit and save 20% by clicking here.

Students will:

  • Find elements within a period, then in a group.
  • After completing those two activities, students will then be given the period and the group number, and they will have to find the element, symbol, and atomic number.
  • Next, they will be given the element name and search for its period, group, symbol, and atomic number.
  • Finally, students will be given a list of elements, and they will have to determine whether they are metal or nonmetal.

This lesson includes:

  • "How to use" teacher direction sheet and digital distance learning instructions to help distribute this to your learning management system such as Schoology or Google Classroom
  • Three pages of student activities
  • Google Forms (self - grading) link to the digital version
  • Answer key

How to Use this Activity:

- You can use this activity in small groups or pairs so that students can work together to learn how to navigate the periodic table of elements.

- Assign this activity as a homework assignment to have individual practice using the periodic table.

- Distribute this activity to students who need repetitive practice to learn the parts of the table.

Interested in reading about how I teach this unit? Check it out here.

Check out this feedback from teachers who have tried this periodic table activity in their classroom...

  • My students are working on this in partners right now and are loving it! The scavenger hunt is helping them understand how to read and find information on the periodic table.
  • Awesome time saver. Thank you!
  • OMG! I love this! Went perfectly into my lesson, and my kids enjoyed it!

Other activities and lessons to support your unit on the periodic table of elements:

Kindly Note: If you have questions, do not hesitate in emailing me at Teaching Muse Email



Thank you for visiting Teaching Muse. I would love for you to become a follower. 

Teaching Muse followers receive new product information and discounts on any new items!


All rights reserved by Teaching Muse. This product is to be used by the original downloader ONLY. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. Additionally, this product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and violates the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Intended for classroom and personal use ONLY.

Total Pages
3 plus answer key, Google Forms link, and instructions
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
45 minutes
Report this Resource to TpT
Reported resources will be reviewed by our team. Report this resource to let us know if this resource violates TpT’s content guidelines.


Questions & Answers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

More About Us

Keep in Touch!

Sign Up