All you need to know about the periodic table and atoms 1

Elements sit on the periodic table so that atoms with similar properties lie in the same column

Work through The Introduction to the Periodic Table Prezi then do the quiz to check your understanding.

By the end of this unit you should know:


  • what the atomic number and mass number of an element is.

  • how elements are arranged on the periodic table.

  • what Periods and Groups are.

  • the physical and chemical properties of the group 1 metals.

  • the physical properties of group 17 elements.

  • the physical properties of group 18 elements

  • that sodium and chlorine react violently together.

  • that elements in the same group have similar properties. WHY!

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