Free Printable Periodic Tables (PDF and PNG)

Color Periodic Table For Kids - 2017 Edition
Printable periodic tables are essential tools for chemistry and other sciences.

A printable periodic table is an essential tool for students and chemists. The periodic table lists the elements in order of increasing atomic number and includes other key facts, like atomic weight. You can place it where you need it while solving problems, mark it up, and print a new one whenever you like. This is a collection of free printable periodic tables in PDF file or PNG image format to save, print, and use. Some tables are available as slides in Google Apps. These periodic tables use accurate data for name, atomic number, element symbol, atomic weight, and electron configuration, obtained from the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry or IUPAC.

What we’ve done is list the tables, along with links, so you can get detailed info about each one. The HD periodic tables make great screen savers or reference tables on mobile devices. They are sized to fit on a sheet of paper and you don’t need to worry about marking them up because you can always print more for working homework problems or performing lab calculations. The tables re-size cleanly, so you can view or print at any size or aspect ratio, from tiny to poster-sized.

To download a table, click the image to right-click and save or use the provided links for image or PDF downloads.

118 Element Muted Color Printable Periodic Table

Periodic Table Muted 2018

This is our most popular color printable periodic table. It has each element’s number, symbol, name, and atomic mass. The colors identify element groups and are intentionally pale so you can read the numbers after printing. This is the periodic table we recommend you use for calculations and homework.
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118 Element Vibrant Periodic Table

Vibrant Periodic Table With 118 Elements

This 118 element periodic table is a 1920×1080 HD wallpaper. It features our favorite color scheme of all the tables we’ve made. It includes element names, symbols, groups, atomic numbers, and atomic masses. This is also the featured periodic table on the cover of our Periodic Table Journal available at Amazon.
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Colored Border Printable Periodic Table

2019 Periodic Table of the Elements - 118 Elements IUPAC Standard Atomic Weights
Periodic Table of the Elements – 118 Elements IUPAC Standard Atomic Weights

This printable periodic table cites the IUPAC standard atomic mass values. This is an accurate up-to-date table for calculations and homework. Because only the borders of the element tiles are colored, the table is easy to read and kind to toner cartridges. So, you can have your color and still read tiny numbers.
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Periodic Table with Charges

Periodic Table of the Elements

This black and white printable periodic table is specially designed for middle school or high school use. It includes electron configurations, oxidation states, groups, periods, and more. Please do keep in mind the transition metals, including the lanthanides and actinides, display a wide range of oxidation states. The table lists the most common ones.
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Periodic Table For Kids

Color Periodic Table For Kids

This 118 element printable periodic table is perfect for kids or anyone who wants a clean-looking chart with atomic weights rounded to the usual two decimal points. It’s a lot less confusing for homework! We have a full-color periodic table for kids that has colored element tiles, too.
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Colorful Periodic Table

Periodic Table with 118 Elements

This periodic table has the names and symbols of all 118 elements. Oh, and it’s also gigantic so you could cover your wall with it if you wanted.

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Colored Periodic Table

This color periodic table is brightly colored and optimized to fit on a single sheet of paper. It has, along with the usual information, a legend square and numbered columns, and family names recommended by the IUPAC.
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Carina Nebula Periodic Table

Mystic Periodic Table
This periodic table contains data for the 118 elements with Hubble’s Carina Nebula photo as a background.

This periodic table is available as a poster, with the Carina Nebula (a photograph taken by the Hubble Space Telescope).
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Black and White Periodic Table

Periodic Table 2017 - Black and White

This is your go-to free black and white printable periodic table for facts and figures. It’s a periodic table with names, element symbols, atomic numbers, atomic weights, and groups. The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) significant figures are listed for atomic weights (accepted single value, not the range of atomic masses). This chart is ideal if you have a black and white printer or you simply want to practice coloring in element groups yourself.
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Blank Periodic Table

Blank Periodic Table

Fill in the blanks of this printable periodic table with the element symbols, groups, or whatever you’re trying to learn. You can get the blank table as an image file or a PDF, so you can save it to print as many copies as you need. It re-sizes cleanly to meet your needs. The zig-zag line separates the metals from the nonmetals. Numbers of groups and periods are provided for your convenience.
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Electronegativity Periodic Table

Periodic Table of Electronegativity

This free periodic table is color-coded to indicate the electronegativity of an atom of an element. Electronegativity is a trend naturally exhibited in the periodic table, but as you can see, it’s not a hard-and-fast trend. Use the table to write the names of compounds and to predict chemical reactions. It’s also interesting to see where the elements deviate from periodicity. This printable periodic table also contains the essential element facts needed for common calculations.
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Element Charges Periodic Table

Color Periodic Table with 118 Elements and Charges

This printable table lists the most common charges or oxidation states carried by atoms of each element. It contains the essential element facts, so you can use it as a standard periodic table just fine.
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Atomic Radius Periodic Table

This color periodic table shows the relative sizes of each atom. The diameter of each atom is scaled relative to the largest element atom: cesium. This is a fun table to use when you’re considering periodic table trends because it shows how atomic radius decreases as you move across a period, even though the atoms gain more mass. The size trend goes along with the rainbow colors
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Element Discovery Periodic Table

When the elements were discovered (periodic table).
When the elements were discovered (periodic table).

Each element cell of this table cites the year in which that element was discovered. The coloring of the tiles groups elements according to the time period of their discovery. See if you can spot the first manmade element. Here’s a hint: the element symbol starts with a “T”.
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Periodic Table with Electron Shells

Tired of figuring out electron configurations or just want to check your work? This printable table shows the element name, symbol, number, group, and also the filling of the electron shells. It’s one of the most comprehensive periodic tables on the site.
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Density Periodic Table

Density Periodic Table - 2017

Each element cell contains a bar that shows the element’s density relative to osmium, the densest element. The state of matter, group, period, element name, element atomic number, and atomic mass are also given on this colorful table.
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Element Abundance in Seawater

Seawater Element Abundance

This 118-element periodic table cites the average abundance of each chemical element in Earth’s seawater.
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Element Abundance in the Earth’s Crust

Abundance of Elements Earth Crust Periodic Table

Look up the relative abundance of the elements in the Earth’s crust with this 118-element printable periodic table.
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Melting Point Periodic Table

Color Periodic Table Wallpaper with Melting Points

This brightly-colored periodic table contains the melting points of the elements. Usually, these values are cited at STP, so if you’re using a different temperature or pressure, expect some deviation from the value. It’s mostly a guide to help illustrate periodic table trends.
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Boiling Point Periodic Table

This colorful periodic table contains the boiling points of each element. Of course, the boiling point depends on atmospheric pressure. Notations indicate whether the value is at sea level or not.
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Electron Orbital Periodic Table

Outer Orbital Block Periodic Table

The printable periodic table is organized according to the outermost electron shell or electron orbitals. This table makes the trend obvious and highlights why the table has the shape we are familiar with.
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Metals, Metalloids, and Nonmetals Periodic Tables

Periodic Table-Metals 2017

This is a collection of printable periodic tables that show the metals, metalloids (semimetals), and nonmetals as well as the properties of these important element groups. The properties of these element groups are listed, too.

Metals, Metalloids, Nonmetals Table [Image]
Metals Table (and list of metals) [Image]
Metalloids Table (and list) [Image]
Nonmetals Table (and list) [Image]

Circle Tiles Periodic Table

Circle Periodic Table With 118 Elements

Who says the element tiles have to be squares or rectangles? Here is a mod printable periodic table made using round tiles. Don’t worry — all the usual facts and figures are still there. The element tiles contain element symbol, name, atomic number, and atomic mass. Mix it up a little. Think outside the box.
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Periodic Table with Everything

Periodic Table Works 2017

This is our most comprehensive periodic table. This chart contains all the information you could want from a printable periodic table, including element symbols, names, atomic numbers, atomic masses, electron shells, periods, groups, state of matter, and more. This table is particularly nice on a monitor because you can zoom in to view essential facts.
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Periodic Table without Names

Color Periodic Table without Names - 118 Elements

This chart features the element symbols, atomic numbers, and atomic weights, but does not list the element names. You can use it to help learn to associate the names and symbols, like for quizzes and such. The color version of the table includes the element groups and a key, while the black and white version omits the groups, so you can learn those or color them in.
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Foreign Language Periodic Tables

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Japanese Periodic Table

This is a collection of periodic tables in languages other than English.

How to Use a Periodic Table

Learn how to read a periodic table. Now you have a periodic table, are you sure you know how to use it? Here’s a look at the type of information you’ll find on a typical periodic table and how to use it to answer questions about the elements.

Periodic Table Element Cells

Hydrogen Element Card

This is a collection of individual element cells that you can save and print. Individual element cells are supplied as PNG files, You may also download the entire collection of elements as a PDF file. A few color variations are available, including a black and white set of tiles.

Printing Instructions for the Printable Periodic Tables

You can either print the HD image file (PNG) or else you can open and print the PDF files. It’s a simple matter to spread out the image over several pages to make a large wall poster, too. We recommend you print the PDF files because they are made for that purpose!

Special Requests

Would you like to see a different color scheme, the periodic table in a different language, a periodic table for a particular holiday, or the element groups assigned differently? Let us know and we’ll make up a table for you!

Printable Periodic Tables Terms of Use

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