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about the periodic table, Element families, and definitions

The law that states that the chemical properties of the elements periodic functions of their atomic numbers? Periodic Law
Column of elements in the periodic table Group/family
Horizontal row of elements in the periodic table Period
Element that is a good conductor of heat and electricity, lose electrons, is shiny, has a high melting point, and is ductile and malleable Metal
shininess Luster
Able to be drawn into a thin wire Ductile
Able to be hammered into a thin sheet Malleable
Wearing away of a metal due to a chemical reaction in which the metal element is changed to a metallic substance Corrosion
the opposite of a metal Nonmetal
Has properties of metals and nonmetals Metalloids
Element family 1 and has 1 valence electron Alkali metals
element family 2 and has 2 valence electrons Alkaline Earth metals
Has properties that don't fit in the other families Transition metals
Family 13 and has 3 valence electrons Boron family
Family 14 and has 4 valence electrons Carbon family
Family 15 and has 5 valence electrons Nitrogen family
Family 16 and has 6 valence electrons Oxygen family
Family 17 and has 7 valence electrons Halogen family
Member of family 18 and has 8 valence electrons Noble gas
Elements in the Lanthanoid and Actinoid series Rare-Earth elements
First row of rare-earth metals Lanthoid series
Second row of rare-earth metals actinoid series
Created by: nataliereid