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Periodic Table of the Elements
Produced in honor of the 80th anniversary of the publication "Chemical & Engineering News". Click on each element to read an essay written by experts in the field of chemistry.
Developed and maintained by a professor of chemistry at the University of Sheffield.
Periodic Table of Data
A visual database of the physical and thermochemical properties of the elements from the Royal Society of Chemistry.
Periodic Table of Videos
This site developed by faculty from the University of Nottingham, provides video clips via YouTube on each of the elements as well as other videos related to chemistry.
Periodic Table Live !
Produced by the Chemistry Dept. at the University of Texas at Austin with a grant from the Natl. Science Foundation. Allows exploration of a broad range of information about the elements, their reactions, their properties, their structures, and their histories. Requires QuickTime7 and the latest version of Java
This interactive periodic table includes conversion factors, mathematical equations and information on physical, electronic, and thermodynamic properties for all elements.
Visual Elements Periodic Table
The Royal Society of Chemistry's interactive periodic table features history, alchemy, podcasts, videos, and data trends across the periodic table. Click the tabs at the top to explore each section. Use the buttons above to change your view of the periodic table and view Murray Robertson’s stunning Visual Elements artwork. Click each element to read detailed information.
The Periodic Table by
Call Number: QD467 .P27 2014
Publication Date: 2014
As one of the most recognizable images in science, the periodic table is ingrained in our culture. First drawn up in 1869 by Dmitri Mendeleev, its 118 elements make up not only everything on our planet but also everything in the entire universe. The Periodic Table looks at the fascinating story and surprising uses of each of those elements, whether solid, liquid or gas.
The Periodic Table by
Call Number: QD467 .S34 2011
Publication Date: 2012
The Disappearing Spoon by
Call Number: QD466 .K37 2011
Publication Date: 2011
These fascinating tales follow every element on the table as they play out their parts in human history, and in the lives of the (frequently) mad scientists who discovered them.
International Year of the Periodic Table - 2019
1869 is considered as the year of discovery of the Periodic System by Dmitri Mendeleev. 2019 will be the 150th anniversary of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements and has therefore been proclaimed the "International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements (IYPT2019)" by the United Nations General Assembly and UNESCO.
"I Spy a Periodic Table" Photo Contest - C&EN News
I spy with my little eye, 427 periodic tables! That’s right, we had 427 entries in our #ISpyAPeriodicTable contest. They flooded in from Twitter, Instagram, and our online form. The competition ran from Jan. 4 to Feb. 4 in celebration of the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements (IYPT).
Just For Fun
Periodic Table Challenge
Put the correct element in its proper place and get immediate feedback !
Tom Lehrer's "The Elements" song
An annimated Flash version of Lehrer's song from the 1950s!
Periodic Table of Comic Books
Click on an element and find a reference in a vintage comic book ! Maintained by the University of Kentucky Chemistry Dept.
Sounds of Science
"Where science meets pop culture.....We are a diverse group of individuals, including musicians and scientists (and some people who are both, and more). We have recorded a collection of sounds related to biological research and used them as the basis for musical compositions. We aim to bring research science to the public, through music." Many of the sounds used to make this music comes from chemistry labs and chemical experiments.
Periodic Table of LEGOS
"Students and faculty at Spring Arbor University (MI), students and faculty at Hardin Valley Academy (TN), and members of the community surrounding Spring Arbor have worked together to construct a periodic table entirely out of LEGO® blocks. "
A haiku for each element on the periodic table!
Chemistry cartoons for chemists!