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Chem: Metals

chapter 23 in the science book.

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Metals chemical element that is malleable and ductile, usually solid, has a characteristic lustre, and is a good conductor of heat and electricity, e.g. copper or iron
Non-Metals usually have the reverse properties of metals e.g poor conductors of heat and electricity.
Malleable describes a metal or other substance that can be shaped or bent without breaking.
Ductile able to be drawn out into wire or hammered into very thin sheets.
Sonorous producing or possessing (transmitting?) sound.
Alloy a mixture of metals.
Brass ALLOY, copper and zinc.
Bronze ALLOY, copper and tin.
Solder ALLOY, lead and tin.
Mild Steel ALLOY, iron and carbon.
Stainless Steel ALLOY, iron, chromium and nickel.
Alnico ALLOY, aluminium, nickel and cobalt.
Corrosion an undesirable process whereby a metal changes to its oxide or some compound by combining with oxygen from air.
Rusting the corrosion of iron.
Galvinising coating iron with zinc to stop rusting.
Reactivity how different metals react with water.
Created by: murphyspooks