Why elements react

In this lesson, we will describe what happens when metals and non-metals react in terms of electrons. Explain why noble gases don't react and describe and explain the physical property trends of group 0.

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Q1.Revision: What does the atomic number represent?

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Q2.Revision: Which of these properties is used to separate a mixture during chromatography?

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Q3.What are the rows called on the periodic table?

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Q4.What are the columns called on the periodic table?

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Q5.True or false: Metals are found on the right hand side of the periodic table

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Q6.What does the group number represent?

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Q7.In the early periodic table, what was used to arrange the elements?

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Q8.How Mendeleev ordered the elements in his periodic table?

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Q9.True or false: Mendeleev left gaps in his version of the periodic table for undiscovered elements.

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Q10.True or false: Both the early versions of the periodic table, and the modern periodic table contain groups.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

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Q1.Revision: What does the atomic number represent?

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Q2.Revision: Which of these properties is used to separate a mixture during chromatography?

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Q3.What are the rows called on the periodic table?

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Q4.What are the columns called on the periodic table?

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Q5.True or false: Metals are found on the right hand side of the periodic table

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Q6.What does the group number represent?

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Q7.In the early periodic table, what was used to arrange the elements?

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Q8.How Mendeleev ordered the elements in his periodic table?

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Q9.True or false: Mendeleev left gaps in his version of the periodic table for undiscovered elements.

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Q10.True or false: Both the early versions of the periodic table, and the modern periodic table contain groups.

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Why do elements react?

This quiz will test your understanding of why elements react. It will also contain some revision questions for previous questions in this topic.

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Q1.Revision: How did Mendeleev order the elements in his periodic table?

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Q2.Revision: The elements in the modern periodic table are ordered in terms of...

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Q3.Revision: Are metals found on the right hand side or left hand side of the periodic table?

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Q4.What group are Noble gases found in?

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Q5.What charged are all metal ions?

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Q6.What charged are all non-metal ions?

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Q7.Use your periodic table to work out the charge of a potassium ion.

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Q8.What happens to the boiling point of noble gases as you go down the group?

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Why do elements react?

This quiz will test your understanding of why elements react. It will also contain some revision questions for previous questions in this topic.

Question 1

Question 2

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Q1.Revision: How did Mendeleev order the elements in his periodic table?

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Q2.Revision: The elements in the modern periodic table are ordered in terms of...

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Q3.Revision: Are metals found on the right hand side or left hand side of the periodic table?

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Q4.What group are Noble gases found in?

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Q5.What charged are all metal ions?

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Q6.What charged are all non-metal ions?

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Q7.Use your periodic table to work out the charge of a potassium ion.

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Q8.What happens to the boiling point of noble gases as you go down the group?

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