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The father of the Periodic Table of Elements, the great Russian chemist Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev, was born on this day in a village near Tobolsk, Siberia, in 1834. Happy birthday, Dmitri!
Why not celebrate this analytical anniversary with a simple interactive history of the Periodic Table prepared by the American Association for the Advancement of Science — it’s quite suitable for homeschool high schoolers and advanced middle schoolers:
Or, if you’re looking for something less historical and more poetical, why not learn a haiku or two — there’s one here for every single element:
What scientific discoveries have you made in your homeschool this Orion Term? 😊
❡ Elementary, my dear Dmitri: This is one of our occasional Homeschool Holidays & Anniversaries posts. Add your name to our weekly mailing list (riverhouses.org/newsletter) and get great homeschool teaching ideas delivered right to your mailbox all through the year. 🗓