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9.1: The Periodic Table

Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12
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Student Behavioral Objectives

The student will:

  • explain the Periodic Law.
  • explain how the periodic table is arranged in terms of the Periodic Law.
  • describe the differences among metals, nonmetals, and metalloids.
  • draw a rough sketch of the modern periodic table, and indicate the portion of the table occupied by metals, nonmetals, and metalloids.
  • identify the stair-step line that separates the metallic elements from the nonmetallic ones.
  • compare the properties of metals, nonmetals, and metalloids.

Timing, Standards, Activities

Timing and California Standards
Lesson Number of 60 min periods CA Standards
The Periodic Table 0.5 1c

Activities for Lesson 1

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Answers for The Periodic Table (L1) Review Questions

  • Sample answers to these questions are available upon request. Please send an email to teachers-requests@ck12.org to request sample answers.

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