Flashcards in Group 1 of The Periodic Table Deck (6)
What does Group 1 have?
Group 1 contains elements placed in a vertical column on the far left of the periodic table. The elements in group 1 are called the alkali metals.
What are the physical properties?
The alkali metals:
are soft (they can be cut with a knife)
have relatively low melting points
Going down Group 1, does the temperature increase or decrease?
Does the reactivity increase or decrease as you go down Group 1?
What is the melting point of Lithium, Li?
It’s 180 degrees C