elements




Element Symbol Crossword Puzzle Solution
Crossword puzzles are a fun and engaging activity to introduce vocabulary and glossary terms to students. This element crossword puzzle uses element symbols of the first 18 elements of the periodic table. The goal is to enter the names of the names of these elements in the puzzle. A PDF […]

Element Crossword Puzzle



This is a disk of americium-241 viewed under a microscope. Bionerd, Creative Commons License
Element Name: Americium Atomic Number: 95 Symbol: Am Atomic Weight: 243.0614 Electron Configuration: [Rn] 5f7 7s2 Atomic Number: 95 Element Classification: Radioactive Rare Earth Element (Actinide Series) Discovered By: G.T.Seaborg, R.A.James, L.O.Morgan, A.Ghiorso Discovery Date: 1945 (United States) Name Origin: named for the American continent, similar to the naming of […]

Americium Facts – Element 95 or Am


This is the 2013 hybrid solar eclipse, viewed in Uganda on November 3, 2013. A hybrid solar eclipse includes an annular eclipse and a total solar eclipse. This rare event only occurs once about every 160 years. (Anne Helmenstine)
Have you ever heard of the element named coronium or newtonium? Coronium is the name given to an element that 19th century scientists believed might exist in the corona of the sun. Researchers observed an unidentifiable green line in the spectra of the solar corona, which is visible during a […]

The Element Coronium and the Sun


Chemistry up your Christmas celebration with this periodic table Christmas tree. This Christmas tree contains all 118 elements of the periodic table including the proposed names of elements 113, 115, 117, and 118. Each tile contains the element’s number, symbol, and name. Wear Your Own Chemis-tree (or enjoy a coffee) […]

Periodic Table Christmas Tree