Sections 4.1 and 4.2: Periodic Table

Sections 4.1 and 4.2: Periodic Table

Author: Renee Haugen

Students will be able to:

a) relate position of an element on the periodic table to its atomic number and atomic mass

b) use the periodic table to identify metals, semimetals, nonmetals, and halogens

c) use the periodic table to identify alkali metals, alkaline earth  metals, transition metals, trends in ionization energy, electronegativity, and the relative sizes of ions and atoms.

d) know how to use the periodic table to determine the number of electrons available for bonding

Information that correlates with California Content Standards in chemistry regarding the periodic table of elements.

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Section 4.1 How are Elements Organized?

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Source: Renee Haugen

Section 4.2 Tour of the Periodic Table

Metals, Nonmetals, Semimetals, and other special groups on the periodic table.

Source: Renee Haugen