Pluchino – Regents Chemistry Atoms, Formuals & Reactions – 01 Element Symbols Aim: How do we represent elements and chemical formulas? Do Now: The periodic table contains roughly 100 elements. How is it possible that all the material on Earth comes from these 100 building blocks? How are all the elements represented on the periodic table? What patterns do you observe? Rules for elemental symbols: First letter is capitalized Second letter is lowercase Practice: Identify the following as a compound or element:
This is the end of the preview. Sign up
access the rest of the document.
This note was uploaded on 01/01/2012 for the course CHEM 101 taught by Professor Donahue during the Spring '11 term at Long Island U..