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1

What are the group1 elements also known as?

The alkali metals

2

Name the group 1 elements

Lithium
Sodium
Potassium
Rubidium
Caesium
Francium

3

Identify the Element: Li

Lithium

4

Identify the Element: Na

Sodium

5

Identify the Element: K

Potassium

6

Identify the Element: Rb

Rubidium

7

Identify the Element: Cs

Caesium

8

Identify the Element: Fr

Francium

9

Describe the chemical properties of the group 1 elements.

They are reactive metals

10

Describe the physical properties of the group 1 elements

Good conductors of heat/electricity
Shiny when cut

11

What happens to the melting/boiling point of the group 1 metals as you move down the group?

It decreases

12

What happens to the reactivity of the group 1 elements as you move down the group?

They become more reactive

13

What is the general equation of the group 1 elements reacting with water?

Metal + Water --> Metal Hydroxide + Hydrogen

14

How can we test for hydrogen gas?

Light a splint near the gas. A squeaky pop means that the gas is hydrogen.

15

Name the gas produced when a group 1 metal reacts with water.

Hydrogen

16

Name the compound formed when a metal reacts with water

metal hydroxide