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CLIP 10664

Periods in the periodic table

Periods in the periodic table

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Key Info
  • Periods in the periodic table
  • Duration: 01:06
  • Two presenters use three-dimensional animations of atoms in the periodic table to explain that elements in the same period have the same number of shells (or orbits). A summary of groups in the periodic table is given at the end.
  • Subject:



    Chem: Periodic Table and Atomic Structure

  • Keywords: periodic table, period, atom, shell, patterns of behaviour
Ideas for use in class
  • This clip could be used to introduce the concept of periods in the Periodic Table. After watching it, students could be asked to explain what they have learned in their own words.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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