Education Technology

Elements

Published on 04/20/2009

Activity Overview

This StudyCards™ stack enables students to review elements present in the modern periodic table. Given the atomic number, element name, and the electronic configuration, students find the position (period and column) of the element in the Periodic table, its charge, the group in the column where the element is located, and the group property of the element.

Before the Activity

Download the TI StudyCards™ Creator Software on the calculator using one of these two methods:

  • TI Connect™, a TI Connectivity Cable, and the Unit-to-Unit Link Cable
  • TI-Navigator  send to class feature


  • Review the StudyCards files prior to class.
    Make sure the StudyCardApp is on all student calculators.

    Transfer the StudyCard files to student calculators using one of these methods:
  • StudyCard Creator send to device feature with a connectivity cable and unit-to-unit cables
  • TI-Navigator System send to class feature
  • During the Activity

    This activity is intended as a learning review. Students may work alone or in small groups You may wish to circulate the room to answer students' questions.

    After the Activity

    Review student results:

  • As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
  • Re-teach concepts as necessary