Atoms, Elements & the Periodic Table

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Key takeaways
An overview of the structure of the atom.
An explanation of what elements are and atomic number and mass.
A discussion of the periodic table and uses of elements.
Laura LewisHost: Laura studied at Royal Holloway University of London and the Open University. She is passionate about science communication and has presented talks about Exoplanets at Oxford University and Imperial College London.

The Periodic table is one of the most essential topics in Science. In this class, students will gain a better understanding of the structure of an atom, atomic mass and atomic number. Students will also be guided through an explanation of what elements are, how the periodic table is structured, and the uses of some of the elements. This class is fantastic for students covering the Periodic table for the first time, or those who want a recap on the basics of the periodic table and its elements.  

Related Classes: Inside AtomsAtomic StructureAtomic Structure of ElementsIons and Ionic Bonding

Safeguarding reminder:The safety of your child is of the utmost importance. All of our classes are pre-recorded to remove any concerns around live participation. For reruns of our past live classes, students' webcams and microphones were disabled and only the chat history, if participation was requested, is visible.

Suitable for:

This class is suitable for all ages, especially for students in Years 7-9 or S1-S3.

Class requirements:

Students will require a laptop with internet connection to view the class. A pen and notepad will also be required during the lesson.

What to expect:
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