A collaboration project connecting chemical elements names with places in the world. We made this project to celebrate IYPT. Students, 15-16 years old, make cards of elements and write some text about the origin of names, and then put them on a clickable world map.

With this interactive activity students recognize the contribution of the scientists from around the world to the development of the periodic table. For this purpose we used the application Other students can then view or comment on entries or post a new entry at We also used resources from You can view, add a comment or add a new entry at

About Marina Koutsou

I am chemistry teacher in a high school in Cyprus.