Flashcards in 2.1.3 The Elements of Group 1 Deck (16)
What are the group1 elements also known as?
The alkali metals
Name the group 1 elements
Identify the Element: Li
Identify the Element: Na
Identify the Element: K
Identify the Element: Rb
Identify the Element: Cs
Identify the Element: Fr
Describe the chemical properties of the group 1 elements.
They are reactive metals
Describe the physical properties of the group 1 elements
Good conductors of heat/electricity
Shiny when cut
What happens to the melting/boiling point of the group 1 metals as you move down the group?
What happens to the reactivity of the group 1 elements as you move down the group?
They become more reactive
What is the general equation of the group 1 elements reacting with water?
Metal + Water --> Metal Hydroxide + Hydrogen
How can we test for hydrogen gas?
Light a splint near the gas. A squeaky pop means that the gas is hydrogen.
Name the gas produced when a group 1 metal reacts with water.