The above link will take you to Lenntech's Interactive Periodic Table. Each chemical element contains a link to a page that explains its chemical properties, health effects, environmental effects, application data, an image and also information of the history/inventor of each element.
Chemistry in its Element: A Weekly Podcast
A leading scientist or author tells the story behind each of the elements in weekly five minute podcasts. Follow the link and then select the elements with headphones to hear their podcasts. Full functionality of this resource required the use of Internet Explorer.
This podcast is provided by Chemistry World, a magazine of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC).