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20 Periodic Table Jokes That Generate a Great Reaction!

Check out these funny periodic table jokes!

Beano Jokes Team
Last Updated:  December 10th 2021

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What is Cole's law?


Why was the thermometer so smart?

It had several degrees!

What is the element's favourite fairground ride?

The Ferrous Wheel!

Want to hear a joke about potassium?


Why shouldn't you trust atoms?

They make up everything!

I'd love to tell another periodic table joke...

But all the good ones Argon!

Want to hear a joke about nitrogen oxide?


Did you hear about carbon and hydrogen going on a date?

They really bonded!

Why are chemists great for solving problems?

Because they always have a solution!

Know any good jokes about sodium?


What did one charged atom say to the other?

I got my ion you!

Why aren't chemistry jokes always funny?

They're only good periodically!

Someone threw sodium at me the other day

I shouted 'That's a salt!'

What's the dullest element?


Did you hear about oxygen's date with potassium?

It was OK

What should you do if no one laughs at your chemistry jokes?

Keep trying until you get a reaction!

Oxygen, hydrogen, sulfur, sodium, and phosphorous walk into a bar

“OH SNaP!” says the barman

I've been trying to write jokes about the periodic table

But I'm just not in my element

Gold walks into a bar

The barman says: 'Eh You! Get outta here!'

What should you do with a dead chemist?