If every element on the periodic table got this sort of treatment in school, future colleges might be overrun with chemistry majors. This funny little piece of edutainment could only be better if it was the trailer for a video game.
For related educational amusements, read on:
Rather like a latter day version of Tom Lehrer’s classic, They Might Be Giants sing a catchy song about the elements (thank BoingBoing for the clever video).
If you have an iPad, you can study the periodic table in 3D.
If not, you can still enjoy the Periodic Table of Videos.
While you’re at it, the history of the periodic table makes for a surprisingly good read.