A series of worksheets that helps students understand how to use and apply the information presented by The Periodic Table of Elements.

Noted scientist Dmitri Mendeleev was touted as creating the first version of the Periodic Table. He showed that a certain arrangement of elements could lead us to understand the properties of other elements that were related to each other. He also used it to predict the properties of elements that were either not discovered yet or not normally found in nature. Elements on the table are ordered by their number of protons which is equivalent to their atomic number. The elements on the table can be found at room temperature in all of the various phases.

The worksheets range from finding basic information about particular elements that are found in nature to working on determine atomic operations such as neutron numbers.

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Print Periodic Table Worksheets

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Understanding Table Data

Use the values shown in the boxes below to label the parts of the picture of the entry for Nitrogen.

Atomic Numbers- Electrons, Neutrons, and Protons

Because neutrons and protons are almost the same mass, the total number of protons and neutrons in an atom is the atomic mass. Therefore, by subtracting the atomic number from the atomic mass you can calculate the number of neutrons.

Using the Periodic Table of Elements Sheet 1

Use the Periodic Table of Elements and your knowledge of chemistry to complete the blanks for atoms of each element.

Worksheet 2

Round Atomic Mass to the nearest whole number.

The Periodic Puzzle

The location of an element in the table can give information about its properties. Provide the letter of the element in the table above that best fits the description below.

Periodic Crossword

They mostly describe Groups and Periods of the table.