Students will:

  1. Become familiar with the organization of the periodic table by manipulating images of simple figures
  2. Understand that the periodic table is both a tool and an organized arrangement of the elements that reveals the underlying electron structure of each element
  3. Use speaking and listening standards (SL8.1, SL8.4) from the CA CCSS for ELA/Literacy as a precursor to the writing standard WHST8.1
  4. Exchange information and ideas through conversations and collaboration (CA ELD Standards for grade 8, Part I, A. Collaborative, 1 and 3)