University Chemistry ›› 2019, Vol. 34 ›› Issue (12): 99-105.doi: 10.3866/PKU.DXHX201912041

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A Periodic Table Cabinet Designed to Demonstrate Chemical Properties of Elements Using Physical Samples

Kaiguo MA,Li JIA,Zhen GAO,Yanzi MA*()   

  • Received:2019-12-11 Accepted:2019-12-13 Published:2019-12-16
  • Contact: Yanzi MA
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It is a vivid platform to demonstrate chemical properties of elements using a periodic table cabinet full of physical samples in the form of elements, compounds and minerals for each element. In combination of appearance of physical samples and chemical principles behind, the periodic table cabinet is an appealing vehicle to display chemical elements and chemistry disciplines.

Key words: Periodic table of the elements, Physical samples, Cabinet of samples