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Article Title

Element-ary Puns

Document Type

Article

Abstract

The periodic table offers a lot of information, most of which is usually not used by high school students. However, it is important for students of chemistry, biology and physics to have some background related to the elements that make up the periodic table. Several students were working with a periodic table and realized they could make studying the elements more enjoyable by making up some statements that led to the actual naming of the element. For example: If you want to catch wild horses, europium.

Publication Date

Winter 1983-84

Journal Title

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

Volume

20

Issue

3

First Page

32

Last Page

32

Copyright

© Copyright 1983 by the Iowa Academy of Science

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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