On chemistry class room, research laboratory wall,
Celebrated eternity Mendeleev-Mosley gifted,
Wonderful PT-MPT to us all,
PT systemizes knowledge of chemical elements for all,
Based on periodic law-properties of elements,
Are periodic function of the inherent,
Properties of their atoms.
It is important, as matter basic unit is atom.
PT-MPT gives insight to nature’s puzzle beautiful,
118 elements total are present in MPT-majestic.
101st element is named mendelevium (Ma),
After scientist Mendeleev tall,
Window to matter inanimate, an icon of science is PT
17th Feb 1869, is auspicious birthday of PT,
Thanks to UNESCO for declaring 2019 as ( IYPT-2019)
International year of the PT of chemical elements,
As of this year (2019)
150-year-old turned informative PT.
Dr. Sukarma Rani Thareja is a retired Associate Professor of chemistry from Christ Church College, CSJM Kanpur University, Kanpur, UP, India. She inspires visual learners by composing short poems combined with educational collages to introduce lessons to students. This allows them an opportunity to combine chemistry with their personal reactions. She was selected as featured poet on 6th September 2016 in:
Her academic ventures as an artist and photographer has featured in Science of Life and Nature: A Photo Poetry Collection: Sukarma Thareja: 9781521260067: Amazon.com: Books Amazon US link :
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