Molecule Man introduces you to the Cyber-rific Periodic Table of the Elements, which features a very colorful and intuitive interface. As you interact with the table, you see brief descriptions of the elements. Rolling over an element displays information about its atomic number, weight, room temperature, and common uses. Clicking on the element provides information about the element's history and materials in which it is commonly found.
This Flash-based site effectively engages students and helps achieve the stated goal of helping "science make sense." The site can be used by individuals or groups and provides useful information for students in grades 3-8. Students can explore the content and take an interactive quiz to test their knowledge.
6-12 | Interactive
Science Update: Spotlight on African American Scientists
6-12 | Audio
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6-12 | Video