Idea Bank: Building a Periodic Table

by: Michael T. Ruby

The Idea Bank provides tips and techniques for creative teaching, in about 1,000 words. In this month’s Idea Bank, an introductory unit on the periodic table of elements is adapted for a blind physical science student, and this unique adaptation engaged other students as well.


High School


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 9/1/2001Stock # tst01_068_06_80Volume 068Issue 06

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