Introduction to the Periodic Table – Worksheet


Worksheet to accompany the online lesson Introduction to the Periodic Table.

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introduction to the periodic table worksheet


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Worksheet Contents

  • This worksheet covers:
  • The periodic table
  • Groups
  • Periods
  • Periodic trends
  • Includes:
  • Unit outline.
  • Cloze activity (fill in the blanks).
  • Short-answer questions.
  • Extension questions.
  • Topics for further research.
  • Teacher version containing complete answers.
  • Aligned to the Australian Year 8 Science curriculum.
  • 8 pages.

Learning Outcomes

  • By the end of this worksheet students will be able to:
  • ☑   Locate elements on the periodic table.
  • ☑   Determine the name and symbol of elements on the periodic table.
  • ☑   Determine the atomic number of elements on the periodic table.
  • ☑   Identify groups and periods on the periodic table.
  • ☑   Identify solids, liquids and gases on the periodic table.
  • ☑   Identify metals, non-metals and metalloids on the periodic table.
  • ☑   State the names and symbols for the first 20 elements.
  • ☑   Make inferences about properties of elements based on their group.


This resource is also included in the Year 8 Chemistry PDF Workbook.


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