It's the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements, recognized by the United Nations. Dmitri Mendeleev is credited with discovering the Periodic Table in 1869. Learn more about the celebrations at The International Year of the Periodic Table.
Check out these amazing collections:
The Periodic Table with a haiku for each element developed by Mary Soon Lee. Hover over each element to read its haiku. Join the fun with the hashtag #ChemHaiku on Twitter. Website: https://vis.sciencemag.org/chemhaiku/
Hover over the images to learn more about each element. Click on the element for photographic examples. Website: http://www.periodictable.com/
A video and lesson for every element! Website: http://ed.ted.com/periodic-videos
Click on the elements to see a close up each element in pictures and words. Website: http://elements.wlonk.com/ElementsTable.htm
Visualization where the elements are sized by their frequency in the earth's crust. Website: http://research.google.com/bigpicture/elements/
Click on the elements to learn history, general information, engineering, and more!
Communities are building real-life examples of the elements in interactive displays.
An interactive display at The University of Toledo Website: http://www.utoledo.edu/nsm/ic/periodictable.html
Located at the Downside School in the United Kingdom
What are your favorite Periodic Tables?