Trends Lesson Suggestions
A 3D Aid for Teaching the Trends Easier and Better Than Ever!
Where Halogens and Alkaline Metals can be brought a Noble apart and then fully together!
Now THAT's a memorable trends lesson!
An ordinary periodic table has columns 1 and 12 about as far apart as possible,
and the attempt to convince a class of skeptics (or just smart kids)
that this is an important "proximity" is ludicrous.
The first 43 elements made into a cylinder shows the major operative factor of electron affinity.
Free downloadable templates and perpetual use permission... just ask!
catalogs and online have the property name in the place
where it least belongs, and arrows pointing toward the increase.
One of the template options is to point them the other way,
directing the student toward diminishing of the property ...in the ...distance.)