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chapter 3 vocab

periodic table is the chart of the elements arranged into rows and columns according to their physical and chemical properties.
group is a column on the periodic table.
periods the rows on the periodic table.
metal is an element that is generally shiny.
luster describes the ability of a metal to reflect light.
ductility is the ability to be pulled into thin wires.
malleability is the ability of a substance to be hammered or rolled into sheets.
alkali the elements in group 1 are called alkali.
metals lithium, sodium, potassium, rubidium, cesium, and francium.
alkaline the elements in group 2.
earth metals they are also metals.
transition elements the elements in group 3
nonmetals are elements that have no metallic properties.
halogen and element in group 17.
noble gasses the elements in group 18.
metalloid is an element that has physical and chemical properties of both metals and nonmetals.
semiconductor conducts electricity at high temperatures, but not at low temperatures.
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