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Meet The Creators

  • Director Biljana Labovic
  • Artist Celeste Lai, Nick Sumida
  • Animator Franz Palomares
  • Educator Lou Serico
  • Narrator Lou Serico


Additional Resources for you to Explore
Tables charting the chemical elements have been around since the 19th century, but this modern version has a short video about each one:
This interactive periodic table shows a picture that represents each element. Click on the photos to learn more:
This interactive periodic table allows you to explore each of the elements:
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