Card Set Information
Science Physical science test
What counts for similar chemical properties
An elements location in the periodic table is related to its
What is an ion
What is a cation
What is a antion
What are the tree main categories of elements.
elements in own family (group) have similar _______
What does each element have in common
-elements in a family have same # of valence electrons
What are the families of metals
What group is the alkaline metals located in and the # of valence electrons
What group is the alkaline-earth metals located in and the # of valence electrons
What group is the Transition metals located in and the # of valence electrons
What group is the Halogen located in and the # of valence electrons
What group is the noble gases located in and the # of valence electrons
-8 (perfect #)
Why are alkali metals so reactive
- caz they have only 1 valence electron that is easily removed
What metal group is soft and shiny.
__________ are less reactive than alkaline metals, but still react
This type of metal is found in limestone and in the human body
This metal family is commly used in fireworks
With the exception of mercury, ______ metals are harder, denser, and have higher melting points than all other metal types
What is the iron triad
What are the families of nonmetals
What group or family exist as a single atom instead of molecules
this group is inert or unreactive, caz their 1st and 2nd orbital are filled.
________ do not form ions or compounds
With addition of single electrons, ________ become stable
This family easily combines to form salts.
This group and its compounds are plentiful on earth
________ family is gases or brittle at room temp
This group is non-maleable or ductile.
______ forms many compounds and super plentiful
__________ are able to cunduct heat and electricity, but uonly nder certain conditions
Group 1 elements form _ ion
Group 17 elements form _ ion
an element or compound that conducts current better that an insulator does but not as well as a conductor does
An element that conducts heat and electricity poorly
An element that is shiny and that conducts heat and electricity well
Periodic table is aranged by
Periodic Law is.
What is most abundant metaloid