The Periodic Table: Crash Course Chemistry #4

Hank gives us a tour of the most important table ever, including the life story of the obsessive man who championed it, Dmitri Mendeleev. The periodic table of elements is a concise, information-dense catalog of all of the different sorts of atoms in the universe, and it has a wealth of information to tell us if we can learn to read it.

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Table of Contents
Dmitri Mendeleev – 0:45
Mendeleev’s Organization of the Periodic Table – 2:31
Relationships in the Periodic Table – 5:03
Why Mendeleev Stood Out from his Colleagues – 7:09
How the Periodic Table Could be Improved – 8:28

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  1. My chemistry teacher is a nice lady but an awful teacher. Everything she says is gibberish to me. So I've been teaching myself the content outside of class and this guy is such an effective teacher

  2. YOU are able to create magical, understandable and undeniebly exciting histories from pale concepts and information!!!!!!! YOU are the Master of Acting and Scripts!!!!
    Who are YOU????

    Well, honestly Hank. Thank you! You did just describe Mendeleevs life and discoveries better, than my russian Chemistry teacher

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