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KS3 & IGCSE Science - Periodic Table and the Elements: Background

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Mendeleev's periodic table

The elements had been listed and carefully arranged before Dmitri Mendeleev. They had even been organized by similar properties before. So why is Mendeelev’s periodic table the one that has endured? Lou Serico explains via Ekaaluminium, an element whose existence Mendeelev predicted decades before it was discovered.  (Source: Ted Ed)