Periodic Table Coloring Activity Instructions: a. Get a copy of the periodic table and the instruction sheet b. Follow the instructions that follow. Make a legend on the back of your Periodic Table to show what each color represents. c. Be sure of the information before coloring d. When coloring, make sure you shade lightly in colored pencil so you can still read everything on your periodic table. 1. Label the periods 1-18 above the groups 2. First, outline the elements with the appropriate color (follow the legend) periodic table a. Move on the “element families” periodic table” Shade the box of the two elements that are liquids at room temperature in light blue b. Shade the box of the 11 elements that are gases at room temperature in light green c. Shade the box of the elements that are solid at room temperature in pink d. Shade the remaining half of elements that are metals in orange e. Shade the remaining half of elements that are nonmetals in red f. Shade the remaining half of elements that are metalloids in purple 3. a. Shade Hydrogen in gray b. Shade the Alkali Metals red. c. Shade the Alkaline Earth Metals orange. d. Shade all the Transition Metals in the middle of the table in yellow. e. Shade the Lanthanide Series half in light blue and half in yellow. f. Shade the Actinide Series half in red-orange and half in yellow. g. Shade the Aluminum Group dark green. Periodic Table Coloring Activity h. Shade the Carbon Group dark blue. i. Shade the Nitrogen Group purple. j. Shade the Oxygen Group pink. k. Shade the Halogens light. l. Shade the Noble Gases light green.