Periodic Table Showing Shells

This periodic table contains each element’s atomic number, symbol, name, atomic weight and electron configuration.

Periodic Table Electron Configuration with Orbital Blocks

It is a periodic table showing shells of the outermost electron orbital. Each lightly colored cell highlights the block of the outermost electron. Block s elements are green, p is blue, d is pink and f block elements are purple. This table is useful to illustrate why the periodic table is shaped the way it is.

This table is 1920×1080 pixels in dimension and suitable as a HD wallpaper for widescreen devices. Click the image to view full-size.

If you would like to print this table, download the PDF and select Fit and Landscape as your print options. The results are quite readable on an 8½ x 11 sheet of paper.

Download and enjoy! Be sure to check out our other periodic table wallpapers.