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Periodic Table Flash Cards

Customizable flashcards for studying the Periodic Table of Elements. Cards can be printed or reviewed online.

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The Periodic Table of Elements organizes all the known elements that make up the chemical matter around us. Learning various properties of these elements is often a requirement of science classes and allows chemistry problems to be solved in less time. Outside the classroom having a knowledge of the periodical table, chemical elements, and their properties can be quite useful. Knowing element symbols and their corresponding names is essential in many STEM careers. For example, medical laboratory tests will use labels that are much easier to interpret with a basic knowledge of element symbols like Na, Cl, HCO3, and O2. Additionally, some product labels will contain chemical element symbols. These are usually part of important safety or warning information. The periodic table flashcards on this page are designed to help you learn this important information, or to create your own oversized periodic table for use as a reference. You can also save paper and study the flashcards on your desktop, laptop, or mobile device by click the “Study” tab.

Learning the Periodic Table of Elements can be an intimidating task. Breaking this task down into smaller sections and eliminating unnecessary information is an important step to gaining this knowledge. Using the Periodic Table of Elements flashcard maker you can customize a set of flashcards with only the elements and facts that you need. Each card can contain any combination of atomic number, element symbol, atomic mass, element name, and state at standard temperature and pressure. If you are only learning the symbols and names of the first 20 elements, then you can print cards with only that necessary information. Additionally, the size, border style, color, and paper size of each card can be changed to best fit your preferences. The flashcard maker will generate a customized PDF in US Letter or A4 sizes for you to print. Select the “Study” tab on the flashcard maker to use the cards on your device. 

Flashcard Features

  • Study on your device or print
  • Up to 118 flashcards
  • Includes atomic number, element symbol, atomic mass, element name, and state
  • 3 Card Styles
  • 4 Card Sizes and Colors

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