Module # 3
Topics and Concepts
So far in chapter 6 we have considered the history and development of the Modern Periodic Table.
In the end the Periodic Table is simply a way to organize information
in a concise fashion from which commonly used information can be quickly
However the Standard Periodic Table is not the only way to organize
elements into a Table. The picture above can be found in your textbook
(page 143). It is a circular arrangement of the elements. Different table
arrangements of elements serve different purposes. No matter how weird
the arrangement there is always some underlying relationship between elements
that groups various elements together.