Periodic Table Challenge

The IUPAC (International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry) has started a periodic table challenge. It is a new and expanded online challenge. The challenge about the periodic table of the elements 2019 aimed at a global audience of young students during the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements (IYPT2019).

Discover the amazing world of chemical elements and guess right at https://iupac.org/periodic-table-challenge/.

How the Feynman Technique Works

The Feynman technique can help you to learn and understand at a deeper level. The technique is based on a simple concept: Explain a complex idea to someone as simply as possible.

Richard Feynman 1959

Richard Feynman in 1959

How to use the Feynman technique:

The World of the Elements

On the occasion of the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements (IYPT 2019), we have compiled some book recommendations on this topic:

Person: Stwertka, Albert [Auth.]
Title: A guide to the elements
Edition: 4. ed.
Place: New York, NY
Year:  2018
Publisher: Oxford Univ. Press
Shelf Mark: 40 A 35

Person: Lykknes, Annette [Ed.]. Van Tiggelen, Brigitte [Ed.]
Title: Women in their element : selected women’s contributions to the periodic system
Year: 2019
Publisher: World Scientific
Shelf Mark: 70 K 148

Person: Greenwood, Norman Neill [Auth.]. Earnshaw, A. [Auth.]
Title: Chemistry of the elements
Edition: 2. ed., repr.
Place: Oxford [u.a.]
Year: 2002
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
Shelf Mark: 42 A 12

Person: Quadbeck-Seeger, Hans-Juergen [Auth.]
Title: World of the elements : elements of the world
Place: Weinheim
Year: 2007
Publisher: Wiley-VCH
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/book/10.1002/9783527611577

Title:  Chemie der Elemente
Place:  Frankfurt am Main
Year:  2019
Publisher:  Ges. Deutscher Chemiker
Shelf Mark:  40 A 36

Person: Trueb, Lucien F. [Auth.]
Title:  Die chemischen Elemente : ein Streifzug durch das Periodensystem
Edition: 2., ueberarb. und erg. Aufl.
Place: Stuttgart
Year: 2005
Publisher: Hirzel
Shelf Mark: 40 B 23

Person: Quadbeck-Seeger, Hans-Juergen [Auth.]
Title: Die Welt der Elemente : die Elemente der Welt
Place: Weinheim
Year: 2007
Publisher: Wiley-VCH
Shelf Mark: 62 G 33