Element Symbols in Periodic Table


PErIODIC TaBLe Written Using Element Symbols (Todd Helmenstine)

You can write the phrase periodic table using element symbols. The letter D and Le do not correspond to chemical elements.

Have you ever wondered how many element symbols in periodic table (the phrase)? I found 30 different symbols. Make a chemistry game out of it and see how many you get. You could even make it a competition of who can find all of the element symbols first!

Here’s the list of element symbols and the names of the elements all found in the phrase:
P – phosphorus
Po – polonium
Pd – palladium
Pt – platinum
Pa – protactinium
Pb – lead
Er – erbium
Re – rhenium
Ra – radium
Rb – rubidium
I – iodine
Ir – iridium
O – oxygen
Db – dubnium
C – carbon
Ce – cerium
Ca – calcium
Te – tellurium
Tc – technetium
Ta – tantalum
Tb – terbium
Ar – argon
Ac – actinium
At – astatine
Al – aluminum
B – boron
Be – beryllium
Ba – barium
Lr – lawrencium
La – lanthanum

Element Symbols in Periodic Table

If you want, you can also see the element symbols in periodic table, without rearranging any letters. There are 8 symbols, representing 7 different chemical elements.

P Er I O d I C Ta B le

P – phosphorus
Er – erbium
I – iodine
O – oxygen
d – not a symbol
I – iodine
C – carbon
Ta – tantalum
B – boron
le – not an element symbol

Do you want to try another chemistry element game? See how many words you can make using the element symbols of the periodic table.

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