The Periodic Table – Worksheet


Worksheet to accompany the lesson The Periodic Table.

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the periodic table worksheet


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Worksheet Contents

  • This worksheet covers:
  • Atomic number
  • Groups and periods of the periodic table
  • Electron configuration and the periodic table
  • Period number and electron shells
  • Group number and valence electrons
  • Groups and formation of ions
  • Trends in atomic size and chemical reactivity
  • Alkali metals and alkaline earth metals
  • Transition metals and post-transition metals
  • Halogens
  • Noble gases
  • 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 10 Science curriculum.
  • 9 pages.

Learning Outcomes

  • By the end of this worksheet students will be able to:
  • ☑   Describe and explain the general layout of the periodic table.
  • ☑   Identify groups and periods on the periodic table.
  • ☑   Identify particular groupings on the periodic table, including alkali metals, alkaline earth metals, transition metals, halogens and noble gases.
  • ☑   Describe general proper-ties of different groups of the periodic table.
  • ☑   Describe the relationship between electron configuration and location on the periodic table.
  • ☑   Describe periodic trends in atom size and chemical reactivity.


This resource is also included in the Year 10 Chemistry PDF Workbook.


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