Table Chart provides details of all the known chemical
elements arranged in rows and columns that provides
information about their properties. The rows in the Periodic
Table chart are in order of
atomic number (which reflects
the number of protons in the nucleus of an atom).
The higher the atomic number, the greater the number of
protons in the nucleus.
When elements in the Periodic Table chart are arranged according to
atomic number, elements show repeating, or periodic trends in their chemical and
The Periodic Table chart is organized like a large grid. The
elements are placed in specific places because of the
way they look and act.