Atomic Theory and Structure

The Periodic Table of Elements

by Anthony Carpi, Ph.D.


The Periodic Table Challenge

Test your element know-how with this fill-in table.

Further Exploration


M. Winter - A web classic. Extensive and up-to-date element details.

Periodic Tables on the Web

Chemdex - An extensive list of English and other-language tables on the web.

The Periodic Table of Comic Books

F. Holler, J. Selegue - A strip for every element!


Dmitri Mendeleev

Dmitri Mendeleev


Dmitri Mendeleev: Formulator of the Periodic Table

Royal Society of Chemistry - includes a recreation of Mendeleev's original table

The Periodic Law of the Chemical Elements

D. Mendeleev - text of 1889 Faraday lecture.

News & Events

Element 118 Created

National Geographic News

Element 107 and the Periodic Table

Science Daily

Current Science News

News from around the world of science.


Google Scholar

Google - Research database allows searching of the scholarly literature.


David's Whizzy Table

Physics 2000 - Java applet simulates motion in the elements H thru Kr. Includes ionization potentials and emission spectra.

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Next Generation Science Standards: For States, By States

National Academies Press: A Framework for K-12 Science Education