Internet Database of Periodic Tables
There are thousands of periodic tables in web space, but this is the only comprehensive database of periodic tables & periodic system formulations. If you know of an interesting periodic table that is missing, please contact the database curator: Dr Mark R Leach.
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Classroom Kids Periodic Table
From a paper by René Vernon, a drawing of the elements as classroom personality kids, drawing by Richard Thompson 1957-2016.
From a National Geographic coffee table book: Curt Suplee, The New Everyday Science Explained, National Geographic Society, Washington DC, p. 130 (2004). The undated credit is given to Richard Thompson.
- Sodium is actively practicing a "salt-formation" passing play with corrosive chlorine, who devours the delivery.
- Potassium, magnesium and barium are having an active metal huddle.
- The two hydrogens are hot desking.
- Iron is reading a weightlifting workout book.
- Platinum introduces gold to iridium, all three being noble metals.
- Lead, as a heavy frontier metal, is playing air guitar.
- Carbon is having a link up with frontier metal silver (masquerading as a transition metal); an unidentified frontier metal; and two "other" nonmetals.
- Silicon, as a metalloid and a semiconductor, is catching up on an assignment.
- Helium and neon, having each had a cup of chamomile tea during the break, are sleeping.
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