Question: Can you name all of the elements in the periodic table?

  1. Ha, I can do from Hydrogen (1) to Krypton (36), mainly because these are the elements most useful in the biological sciences that I have worked with, and I started learning them for a party trick once, but never finished memorising the rest. I can certainly name a good deal more elements, but just not in order.

    Have you heard the elements song though? It’s set to the tune of Gilbert & Sullivan’s ‘Pirates of Penzance’ song (the Major-General’s Song). It’s quite old, but still funny. Have a listen:

    http://www.sciencebase.com/periodic_table_song.html

    How many can you do? 😉

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