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Alkali metals and group 7-0


Curipod lesson about topic "Alkali metals". #8-10

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1. Word cloud
90 seconds
What are three properties of elements?
2. Slide
60 seconds
Periodic Table: A chart that organizes chemical elements based on their properties. The periodic table is split into metals and non-metals. All metals are solid apart from Mercury (Hg) which is liquid at room temperature Non-metals are found as all 3 types of matter. Bromine is the only liquid non-metal.
3. Slide
60 seconds
Alkali metals are a group of elements in the periodic table. They are very reactive and normally found in compounds, not as free elements. The alkali metals are: lithium (Li), sodium (Na), potassium (K), rubidium (Rb), caesium (Cs), and francium (Fr).
Alkali Metals: The Group of Reactive Elements
4. Poll
60 seconds
Which of the following elements is an alkali metal?
  • Lithium
  • Calcium
  • Oxygen
  • Bromine
5. Slide
60 seconds
Lithium is the lightest alkali metal. Sodium is the most abundant alkali metal. Potassium is essential for life, and is found in many foods.
Fun facts:
6. Drawings
750 seconds
In pairs research and write: What characteristics do elements in Group 1, 7 and 0 have in common?
7. Drawings
1260 seconds
Fill in the results table as we go through the experiment?
8. Slide
60 seconds
9. Open question
150 seconds
Why do you think alkali metals have to be stored in oil?
10. Open question
330 seconds
How can knowing the characteristics of Group 1, 7 and 0 help you understand the organisation of the Periodic Table?

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