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Periodic Table

Chapter 10

group a column on the periodic table
period a row on the periodic table
periodic table a chart of the elements arranged into rows and columns according to their physical and chemical properties
periodic occur with repeating pattern
alkali metal element in group 1 on the periodic table; very reactive with other elements; lowest density of metals; react violently with water
alkaline earth metal element in group 2 on the periodic table; soft and silvery
ductile ability of a substance to be pulled into thin wires
luster ability of a metal to reflect light
malleability ability of a substance to be hammered or rolled into sheets
metal element that is shiny; good conductor of electricity and thermal energy; easily pulled into wires or hammered into thin sheets
transition metal elements in groups 3-12 on the periodic table; all metals with high densities and less reaction with oxygen
halogen element in group 17 on the periodic table
metalloid element with physical and chemical properties of both metals and nonmetals
noble gas element in group 18 on the periodic table; do not form compounds naturally
nonmetal has no metallic properties; do not conduct thermal energy or electricity, many are gases
semiconductor material that conducts electricity at high temperatures but not at low temperatures
Created by: lindakelly



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