Periodic Table Wallpapers 18

These free periodic table wallpapers are perfect for your HD widescreen devices. Most are optimized for 1920×1080 resolutions and can easily be read on any screen. A few of the tables are set to 4K resolution (3840×2160). There are a variety of different tables with specialized elemental information, various color schemes, holiday themes, and unusual periodic tables. You can also print the wallpapers as printable periodic tables.

Click the individual table to view the full-sized wallpaper to save. Clicking the title will take you to a page containing that table and any PDF files associated with the wallpaper for printing offline. Other color variations for that wallpaper will also be presented on its page. If there is a color variation you would like, but we don’t have it listed, please let us know and we can make it for you. We can also alter the table for other aspect ratios, upon request.

Vibrant Periodic Table Wallpaper 118 ElementsVibrant Periodic Table


This printable periodic table wallpaper is the most brightly-colored table we have made. The original version of this wallpaper can be found here and over on (formally Chemistry). The newer version is higher resolution, so it looks better on a screen. It also prints more cleanly. All this, plus we made the file size smaller!

Circle Periodic Table With 118 ElementsCircle Tiles Periodic Table


Who says the element tiles have to be rectangles? This mod periodic table wallpaper was made using round tiles. Don’t worry. All the usual facts and figures are still there. Mix it up a little. Available with a dark background too.

 Cat Periodic Table Rainbow Background 2016 Cat Periodic Table


This chart features a variety of cat shapes, each indicating an element group. Why cats? The internet loves cats.

 Valentine Peroidic Table - 2017 EditionValentines Day Periodic Table


Share your love of the elements with this periodic table wallpaper has different colored hearts for the different element groups.

 Halloween Periodic Table Wallpaper with 118 ElementsHalloween Periodic Table


Geek up your Halloween with this Periodic Table Wallpaper. Each element group is represented by a different Halloween themed icon.

 Color Periodic Table

Color Periodic Table Wallpaper
Our original color periodic table wallpaper.

This periodic table is a colorful wallpaper with the atomic number, element symbol, element name, and atomic mass. Different colors represent different element groups, with an element group key included at the bottom of the table. The colors indicate major trends in chemical and physical properties of the elements. This was my first table on the site and it’s shown up all over the internet. Grab the classic! Visit the classic table’s page for different versions of this wallpaper, including other color schemes.

Color Printable Periodic Table

Periodic Table Wallpaper
Periodic Table Wallpaper

This wallpaper is much like the one above, but more in line with the ROY G BIV color scheme as you move across the table. Taste the rainbow! The same table with a white or transparent background is also available. The element tile below the title is a key for reading element facts from the table. This is a 2015 printable periodic table.

 Colorful Periodic Table

Colorful Periodic Table
Colorful Periodic Table

This periodic table wallpaper is a colorful chart containing atomic number, symbol, name, and atomic mass. Different colors represent different element groups. This background is transparent and suitable for any light colored backgrounds. There is also a dark background version. This table is nice because there’s a bit of space between the element tiles, so it’s easy to read.

Chalkboard Periodic Table

Chalkboard Periodic Table Wallpaper

School is in session.
This periodic table wallpaper looks like a teacher with exceptionally neat handwriting drew a periodic table on a green chalkboard.

Black and White Periodic Table

Black and White Periodic Table
Black and White Periodic Table

This table is your basic black and white periodic table wallpaper. It offers element names, symbols, atomic numbers, weights, and groups. The uncluttered graphic is especially easy to read and copies well for handouts. It also gives you the opportunity to color in element groups to practice recognizing them (though they are labeled, so it should be pretty easy).

Muted Colors Periodic Table

2015 Periodic Table Muted Color
This periodic table is lightly colored and easy on the eyes.

This color periodic table wallpaper uses a muted color scheme that is easy on the eyes, so you can have your pretty colors and still read the data. The wallpaper is available with a transparent background (shown) or a black background. It includes all the usual data: element groups, atomic numbers, atomic weights, symbols, and element names. It’s probably the easiest color chart to read on printed paper.

2015-2016 Printable Periodic Chart

This is the most recent offering on Science Notes, with data retrieved from the IUPAC in September 2015. It’s perfect for working homework problems. It looks a lot like its earlier version, except this one is cleaner, more accurate, has a smaller file size, and resizes even better. You’ll see what I mean if you compare the old and new versions side by side.

Muted Periodic Table - Black Background
Muted Periodic Table – Black Background

Periodic Table With Everything

Periodic Table - The Works
Periodic Table – The Works

This periodic table has it all: atomic number, atomic mass, element symbol, element name, electron shell population per energy level and electron configuration. Colored cells show the element groups of the elements and colored element symbols show the state of the element at room temperature. Need more facts? Let us know which ones you’d like to see added.

Glowing Text Periodic Table

Neon Blue Periodic Table

These printable periodic table wallpapers look glowing, like they were drawn using highlighters, or slightly radioactive, depending on the color you choose. So far, your color options include red, violet, gold, green, blue, and vivid yellow. If there is another color you’d like to see, just let me know and I’ll add it. You could print using phosphorescent ink and it would truly glow. Don’t use actual phosphorus. Just sayin’.

Futuristic Periodic Table Wallpaper

Periodic Table in Space
Cool Periodic Table Wallpaper with Space Background

Here is another HD periodic table wallpaper for your desktop, laptop, or mobile device. This one features translucent element tiles and a space-themed background. We think it has a futuristic look. Open the image and right-click to save it to your device.

Periodic Table Blueprint Wallpaper

Periodic Table Blueprint Wallpaper

This 1920×1080 periodic table wallpaper looks like a blueprint with the dark industrial blue background and light blue/white text. This periodic table has an old-style technical feel to it. Print it and hang it as a classy decoration for your office.

3D Periodic Table

3-D Periodic Table Wallpaper
Tilted, but still useful!

This periodic table wallpaper is a little more artistic than the others. It looks particularly nice on widescreen monitors. Each tile is a 3D brick with the element data on one face. We made sure you could still read the element data to use the table for chemistry calculations.

Glow in the Dark Periodic Table

Glow in the Dark Periodic Table with 118 elements

No, it doesn’t actually glow in the dark. It does have that cool glow in the dark color bright on a slightly glowing background. If you really wanted it to glow, I guess you could print it using phosphorus (dangerous) or a phosphorescent ink (safe).

Dark Periodic Table Wallpaper

Dark Periodic Table Wallpaper
High contrast color strips make a cool and colorful wallpaper.

Dark tiles on dark rough background with high contrast color strip to designate the different element groups of this wallpaper.

Neon Periodic Table

Periodic Table with Neon Borders
Periodic Table with Neon Borders

This is a color periodic table wallpaper with a neon border color scheme. It is available with a light or dark background. It’s easy to read the element facts, since there is no tint in the data field.

Glass Tiles Periodic Table

Periodic Table with Glass Tiles
Periodic Table with Glass Tiles

This high-contrast periodic table wallpaper has a glass tiles effect for each element. It’s vivid and easy to read. You’ll find element symbols, names, groups, atomic numbers and atomic weights. Choose from the black or white background.

Hexagonal Periodic Tables

2015 - Honeycomb Periodic Table - Purple
Glowing purple hexagons and text give this periodic table a royal flavor.

These periodic table wallpapers are similar to the Glowing Text periodic tables above except the tiles are hexagons arranged in a honeycomb pattern. Try something different from the usual rectangular tiles.

Honeycomb Periodic Table Wallpapers

Aqua Neon Honeycomb Periodic Table - 2017 Edition
Not quite green, not quite blue. Go for an “Under the Sea” theme with this periodic table.

If you liked the hexagon tiles in the previous set, this has the same idea, but the hexagons are rotated so they are pointed at the top instead of the sides. This allows them to be arranged side to side without moving up and down as you read across the table. There are 10 different colors schemes to choose from.

Color Hexagon Periodic Table

Color Hexagon Periodic Table Wallpaper
Color Hexagon Periodic Table Wallpaper

The honeycomb pattern wallpaper is one of our more popular wallpapers. Here is a colored hexagon version where the colored tiles represent the different element groups. Same data, different look.

IUPAC Significant Figures Periodic Table

Color IUPAC Periodic Table Wallpaper
Color IUPAC Periodic Table Wallpaper

This free periodic table wallpaper features the atomic weights of the elements using the most recent accepted values and significant figures from the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC). Suitable for all fans of significant figures.

Oxidation States Periodic Table

Oxidation States Printable Periodic Table
Oxidation States Printable Periodic Table

Some elements stick with one oxidation state. For example, the alkali metals usually have a +1 oxidation. Other elements, like the transition metals, exhibit many oxidation states. This periodic table displays the most common oxidation states for the elements. Dark background is also available.

Element Charges Periodic Table

The above table has all the possible oxidation states. This wallpaper lists just the most common charges carried by atoms of each element. The table is available with either black or white backgrounds.

Cat Periodic Table

Cat Periodic Table Wallpaper - Blue Background
Light blue background makes these cats stand out.

Saint Patrick’s Day Periodic Table

St Patrick’s Day Periodic Table With 118 Elements 4K Wallpaper

Show off your green with this St. Patrick’s Day periodic table wallpaper. Each element group is represented by a different four-leaved clover containing each element’s atomic number, symbol, name, and mass. All on a green and black background.

Easter Periodic Table

Easter Periodic Table Wallpaper
Easter Periodic Table Wallpaper

Hunt your favorite element with this periodic table Easter Egg Hunt. Each egg contains an element’s number, symbol, name and atomic weight.

Thanksgiving Periodic Table

2016 Thanksgiving Periodic Table

Halloween is over, so change your Halloween table to a Thanksgiving themed table. Each element is represented by a colored turkey with the usual atomic number, symbol, name and atomic mass. It’s the table of choice for November, unless you live in Canada, which celebrates Thanksgiving earlier than the US and probably loses autumn leaves a bit earlier too!

Christmas Periodic Table

Spruce up your holiday desktop with this Christmas themed periodic table wallpaper. Each element group is represented by a different holiday icon and has each element’s atomic number, symbol, name and atomic mass. Another table you might like is the chemis-tree version of the periodic table:

2016 Chemistry Christmas Tree
2016 Chemistry Christmas Tree

Periodic Table Wallpaper HD – Density

Density Periodic Table - 2017

This table has the usual atomic number, symbol, name and atomic mass, but it also contains density information for each element. The cells contain a band of color scaled relative to the densest element, osmium.

Color Periodic Table – Melting Points

Color Periodic Table Wallpaper with Melting Points

This colorful table contains the atomic number, symbol, name, atomic mass and normal melting point for each element. It comes with either the black background (shown) or else a transparent background, which appears white on a monitor.

Periodic Table Wallpaper – Boiling Points

Periodic Table of the Elements with Boiling Points
Periodic Table of the Elements with Boiling Points

Like the table above but prefer the gas phase to the liquid phase? Try the periodic table with normal boiling points.

Moire Effect Periodic Table

Moire Periodic Table
Moire Periodic Table

This table incorporates a fun moire effect into the table cells. It’s functional, as well as decorative, with all the facts and figures you need from your printable table. It’s available with your choice of a black or white background.

Periodic Table with Electron Configurations

Color Periodic Table with Electron Configurations
Color Periodic Table with Electron Configurations

This periodic table wallpaper contains the usual element data and the electron configurations for each element. Also available with a dark background.

Original Muted Colors Periodic Table Wallpaper

Colored Periodic Table Wallpaper
Colored Periodic Table Wallpaper

This is the first version of the muted colors periodic table and the most popular wallpaper on the site. The updated (more correct) version was listed earlier.

Original Science Notes Periodic Table Wallpaper

Original Science Notes Periodic Table Wallpaper
Original Science Notes Periodic Table Wallpaper

Here is the original periodic table wallpaper from Science Notes and Chemistry. Note the atomic mass for iron is not correct for this table, according to current data. Even so, it remains the most popular table on the site,

Original Chemistry Periodic Table

This is our first wallpaper, created for the Chemistry site. It’s included in case you absolutely must have the original 🙂

Periodic Table of Elements Wallpaper
Periodic Table of Elements Wallpaper

Periodic Table Terms of Use

All of these tables are copyrighted. You’re welcome to print them and hand them out to students or save them to your computer or mobile device, but we do not permit displaying any of our tables on your website.

Need a Special Table?

If you don’t see a table that fits your needs or if you have something special in mind, get in touch or leave a comment and we’ll see if it’s something we can do. We can also re-color any of these tables pretty easily since we have the original files.

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