Activity: Element Hangman

KD McMahon
Activity: Element Hangman
Content Standard:
1. The periodic table displays the elements in increasing atomic number and shows how
periodicity of the physical and chemical properties of the elements relates to atomic
1. As a whole class activity students will participate in Element Hangman. To make the
game more challenging a time limit will be established for each game (1 to 2 minutes
depending on the complexity of the element).
2. After several rounds the class can be divided into several large groups and can take
turns solving puzzles. The team with the most solved elements wins the game.