AlkaliOpt

AlkaliOpt - period. • Each alkaline earth metal is denser...

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Groups 1 & 2, the Alkali Metals and the Alkaline Earth metals 100’s of free ppt’s from www.pptpoint.com library
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Group 1 & 2 – The alkali metals and the alkaline earth metals Li Na K Rb Cs Fr
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Groups 1 and 2 Groups 1 and 2 are always found in nature combined with other elements. They’re called active metals because of their readiness to form new substances with other elements. They are all metals except hydrogen, the first element in Group 1. Representative Elements Although hydrogen is placed in Group 1, it shares properties with the elements in Group 1 and Group 17.
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low densities and low melting points. All the alkali metals are silvery solids with Alkali Metals The Group 1 elements have a specific family name—alkali metals. These elements increase in their reactivity, or tendency to combine with other substances, as you move from top to bottom. Representative Elements
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Representative Elements and has a higher melting point than the alkali metal in the same
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Unformatted text preview: period. • Each alkaline earth metal is denser and harder Alkaline Earth Metals • Next to the alkali metals are the alkaline earth metals. • Alkaline earth metals are reactive, but not as reactive as the alkali metals. Group 1 – The alkali metals 1) These metals all have ___ electron in their outer shell Some facts… 2) Reactivity increases as you go _______ the group. This is because the electrons are further away from the _______ every time a _____ is added, so they are given up more easily. 3) They all react with water to form an alkali (hence their name) and __________, e.g: Words – down, one, shell, hydrogen, nucleus Potassium + water potassium hydroxide + hydrogen 2K (s) + 2H 2 O (l) 2KOH (aq) + H 2 (g)...
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course CHEM 210 taught by Professor Wilson during the Fall '10 term at BYU.

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