Tales from the Periodic Table

Developing skills while teaching about the elements

These resources were developed by Ed Walsh, Lead Consultant for Science at Cornwall Learning and Collins author, to support students in developing key science skills.

Each set of resources is themed around a specific element, with activities designed to focus on core capabilities such as sequencing, constructing sentences and interrogating text.

In addition, they’re an engaging and fun way to teach students about the elements!

We hope you enjoy trying out these ideas in your classroom - we’ll be adding more elements throughout the year, so keep checking back for more!

And take a look at Ed’s blog for the expert perspective on reform and change in the secondary science curriculum.



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