Assessment resource The elements: the periodic table: assessment

TLF ID L9670

Assess your ability to classify elements and understand the periodic table. Examine the unique properties of each element. Identify trends in the periodic table and use them to locate elements within it. Answer a series of ten questions on the patterns that form the basis of the periodic classification. Print out a report to see your results. This assessment object is one in a series of two objects.

Educational details

Key learning objectives
  • Students classify elements according to their properties.
  • Students locate elements in the periodic table.
  • Students use the periodic table to find patterns in properties of elements.
Educational value
  • Assesses student abilities to classify elements.
  • Shows how elements can be classified using properties.
  • Illustrates that each chemical element has unique properties.
  • Highlights trends and patterns in the periodic table.
  • Requires students to identify trends and use them to make predictions.
  • Includes a printable report of the student's performance.
Year level


Learning area
  • science
  • Science/Science understanding
    Student activity
    • Interactives;
    • Experiment;
    • Analysis

    Other details

    • Publisher
    • Date of contribution: 20 Sep 2013
    • Organisation: Education Services Australia
    • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
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    • Technical implementer
    • Technical implementer
    • Subject matter expert
    • Name: Graham Coghill
    • Address: Marcus Beach QLD 4573 Australia
    • Educational validator
    • Name: Denis Goodrum
    • Organisation: Australian National University
    • Address: Canberra ACT 0200 Australia
    • URL:
    Access profile
    • Device independence
    • Hearing independence
    Learning resource type
    • Assessment resource
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    Operating systems
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    • MS-Windows - minimum version: XP - maximum version: 7
    Platform requirements
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    • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2013, except where indicated under Acknowledgements.