The father of the Periodic Table, the great Russian chemist Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev, was born on this day in 1834. Happy birthday, Dmitri!
Why not celebrate this august 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 week? 😊