This is a list of useful links that will help you to begin your research but there are many others out there – feel free to continue to search for more.
- http://education.jlab.org/itselemental/ - interactive periodic table, click on the element symbol and background information is provided.
- http://www.webelements.com/ interactive table
- http://www.periodictable.com- interactive table, shows you what the element looks like!
- http://periodic.lanl.gov/ - interactive table
- http://www.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/eng/education/elements/index.html - interactive table
- http://www.chemicalelements.com/ - interactive table
- www.chemicool.com/ - interactive table
- http://environmentalchemistry.com/yogi/periodic/ - interactive table, very technical
- http://chemistry.about.com/library/weekly/aa030303a.htm helps with who is credited with discovering the element, and the date of discovery
- http://chemistry.about.com/cs/howthingswork/f/blbodyelements.htm tells elements that are in the body and estimated percentages
- http://www.anachem.umu.se/cgi-bin/pointer.exe?PeriodicTables – list of website that have information on elements (check the validity of individual website sources)