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Metals pt I

CAVA 302/303 S1 U3 Metals I

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Approximately [...]-fourths of all the elements on the periodic table are metals. Approximately three-fourths of all the elements on the periodic table are metals.
There are three different, major groups of metals on the periodic table: [...] metals, alkaline earth metals, and transition metals. There are three different, major groups of metals on the periodic table: alkali metals, alkaline earth metals, and transition metals.
In elemental form, most of the metals are [...] and silver in color. Most are solids under normal conditions. In elemental form, most of the metals are shiny and silver in color. Most are solids under normal conditions.
Metals are [...] (they can be pounded flat). Metals are malleable (they can be pounded flat).
Malleus is the Latin word for [...]. Malleable things are [...]-able; they can be pounded flat. Malleus is the Latin word for hammer. Malleable things are hammer-able; they can be pounded flat.
Metals are [...] (they can be pulled, or 'led' into wires). Metals are ductile (they can be pulled or 'led' into wires).
The Latin word ductus means 'led' or 'guided'. An aqueduct leads water. Something [...] can be led (into wire; in the case of metals). The Latin word ductus means 'led' or 'guided'. An aqueduct leads water. Something [...] can be led (into wire; in the case of metals).
Most metals are good conductors. This means that they will transmit heat and [...] easily. Most metals are good conductors. This means that they will transmit heat and electricity easily.
[...] metals are those in Group 1A. Alkali metals are those in Group 1A.
Alkali metals are [...] and very (you might say "violently") reactive. Alkali metals are soft and very (you might say "violently") reactive.
[...] metals are found in Group 2A. Alkaline earth metals are found in Group 2A.
[...] metals are very reactive, but don't react to fire the same way alkali metals do. Alkaline earth metals are very reactive, but don't react to fire the same way alkali metals do.
The word 'alkali' comes from an old Arabic word for '[...]'. Alkali and alkaline earth metals were first found in [...]. The word 'alkali' comes from an old Arabic word for 'ashes'. Alkali and alkaline earth metals were first found in ashes.
You can remember that alkali is group 1 and alkaline earth is group 2 because alkali is [...] word and alkaline earth is [...] words. You can remember that alkali is group 1 and alkaline earth is group 2 because alkali is 1 word and alkaline earth is 2 words.
[...] metals are probably what you usually think of when you think of metals. Transition metals are probably what you usually think of when you think of metals.
The transition metals are located in the [...]-block of the periodic table. The transition metals are located in the d-block of the periodic table.
Aluminum is a [...] metal. Aluminum is a transition metal.
Aluminum is the second most widely used metal, after [...]. Aluminum is the second most widely used metal, after iron.
Aluminum has a low [...], in contrast to many of the other metals, but can be very strong when mixed with other metals. Aluminum has a low density, in contrast to many of the other metals, but can be very strong when mixed with other metals.
Aluminum is abundant in earth's crust; it is the [...] most abundant element. Aluminum is abundant in earth's crust; it is the third most abundant element.
The blue fireworks you may see exploding on the Fourth of July or New Year's Eve are blue because of [...] compounds. The blue fireworks you may see exploding on the Fourth of July or New Year's Eve are blue because of copper compounds.
Pennies in the United States were made of mostly [...] before 1982. Pennies in the United States were made of mostly copper before 1982.
Copper is a useful material for wires because it is very ductile and conducts electricity well. In fact, only [...] is a better conductor. Copper is a useful material for wires because it is very ductile and conducts electricity well. In fact, only silver is a better conductor.
Copper does not corrode easily, but it does tend to [...]. Copper does not corrode easily, but it does tend to tarnish.
The Statue of Liberty is made of [...] and is tarnished to a greenish-blue hue. This greening is called verdigris. The Statue of Liberty is made of copper and is tarnished to a greenish-blue hue. This greening is called verdigris.
If you hold a blow-torch to a copper pipe, you'll see a [...] flame. If you hold a blow-torch to a copper pipe, you'll see a green flame.
Octopus blood contains a [...]-rich protein called hemocyanin (literally blood-blue) that works similarly to your hemoglobin. This copper gives octopus blood a blue color. Octopus blood contains a copper-rich protein called hemocyanin (literally blood-blue) that works similarly to your hemoglobin. This copper gives octopus blood a blue color.
Metals are found to the [...] of the BAt line in the periodic table (the diagonal line from B to At). Metals are found to the left of the BAt line in the periodic table (the diagonal line from B to At).
Although pennies were originally made of copper, they are now made of copper-plated zinc. Because that much copper would be [...]. Although pennies were originally made of copper, they are now made of copper-plated zinc. Because that much copper would be worth much more than a penny.
There are three different, major groups of metals on the periodic table: alkali metals, [...] metals, and transition metals. There are three different, major groups of metals on the periodic table: alkali metals, alkaline earth metals, and transition metals.
There are three different, major groups of metals on the periodic table: alkali metals, alkaline earth metals, and [...] metals. There are three different, major groups of metals on the periodic table: alkali metals, alkaline earth metals, and transition metals.
All money in the United States was once backed up by actual gold and silver held by the US Treasury. This meant that the government could not print more money than it had gold or silver. This is known as the [...]. All money in the United States was once backed up by actual gold and silver held by the US Treasury. This meant that the government could not print more money than it had gold or silver. This is known as the gold standard.
Bronze is a mixture of copper and [...]. The Bronze age refers to a time when bronze was the hardest known metal and thus, weapons were made of bronze. Bronze is a mixture of copper and tin. The Bronze age refers to a time when bronze was the hardest known metal and thus, weapons were made of bronze.
Brass is a mixture of copper and [...]. Brass is easy shape (like gold), so it's used in a lot of musical instruments and decorations. Brass is a mixture of copper and zinc. Brass is easy shape (like gold), so it's used in a lot of musical instruments and decorations.
Steel is a mixture of iron and [...]. In the old days, blacksmiths discovered that adding a small amount of coal to iron made a much stronger material. Steel is a mixture of iron and carbon. In the old days, blacksmiths discovered that adding a small amount of coal to iron made a much stronger material.
Created by: mr.shapard