COSM

Periodic Table Taboo

Activity Summary
Modeled after the classic card game Taboo, students will try to guess components of the periodic table like atomic name, atomic mass, and atomic number without using the keywords on the index card. In this version of the game students will have to rely on their knowledge of periodic table organization, group names, and valence electrons to correctly answer each keyword on the
index cards.

Grade Levels
9-12

Learning Objectives
1. List the different categories of the periodic table
2. Locate specific elements on the periodic table

Lesson Materials (view or download)
PowerPoint
Lesson Plans

Keywords
elements, atomic mass, atomic number

Last updated: 3/6/2015

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