Group 1 of The Periodic Table Flashcards Preview

Chemistry > Group 1 of The Periodic Table > Flashcards

Flashcards in Group 1 of The Periodic Table Deck (6)
Loading flashcards...
1

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.

2

What are the physical properties?

The alkali metals:

are soft (they can be cut with a knife)
have relatively low melting points

3

Going down Group 1, does the temperature increase or decrease?

It decreases

4

Does the reactivity increase or decrease as you go down Group 1?

It increases

5

What is the melting point of Lithium, Li?

It’s 180 degrees C

6

What is the melting point of Sodium,Na?

It’s 98 degrees C