This interactive periodic table can be used to highlight groups and periods, physical states, elements known in a given year, scarcity of resources, and many other interesting things.
The number of protons, neutrons and electrons in an atom can be changed in this interactive activity, which displays the atomic number, mass number and ionic charge. Atoms can also be selected from the periodic table.
By clicking on the animation tab and then clicking 'step through', you can access animations on covalent bonds and ionic bonds.
An online lesson plan, supported by video clips, which includes the effect of smaller particle size on rates of reaction and the flame colours of different compounds.
A video tutorial with accompanying notes to show you how to safely electrolyse a molten ionic compound, demonstrating that it conducts electricity and decomposes.
A video tutorial, with accompanying notes, showing how to demonstrate some of the reactions of the alkali metals.
Animations and explanations of ionic bonding.
A concise animated summary of covalent bonding and dot-cross diagrams.
A selection of challenging logic games that test students' knowledge and understanding.
The Ri YouTube Channel's playlist for the Christmas lectures 2012, presented by Peter Wothers.
An animated and interactive video clip which recaps atomic structure.
An animated and interactive video clip which recaps groups 1, 7 and 8/0.
An interactive animation covering ionic bonding.
An interactive video clip that summarises covalent bonding.
An informative and engaging cartoon which summarises the key points about transition metals.
A periodic table with a quirky but entertaining video for each element.
This webpage links to revision notes, multiple choice questions and exam-style questions, all focused on the periodic table.
This webpage links to revision notes, multiple choice questions and exam-style questions, all focused on atomic structure.
This webpage links to revision notes, multiple choice questions and exam-style questions, all focused on chemical bonding.
An excellent summary of the properties, uses and reactions of the elements in these two groups.
A game based on the location of elements in the periodic table.
An excerpt from the 2012 RI Christmas Lectures 2012 in which Dr Peter Wothers makes the links between atomic structure and position in the periodic table.