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Matthews College Prep Chem: The Periodic Table

Periodic Table

See chapter 6 of the textbook.

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Learning Targets

1. Explain how atoms emit light.

2. Explain why different colors were observed during the flame test lab.

3. Identify the names and properties of groups 1,2,3-12, 17, & 28 on the periodic table.

4. Explain how the periodic table is organized.

5. Explain why atoms are grouped together.

6. Explain what atoms in the same period have in common.

7. Describe the properties of metals, nonmetals, and metalloids and their location on the periodic table.

8. Arrange a series of atoms according to their atomic radius.

9. Arrange a series of atoms according to their ionic radius.

10. Arrange a series of atoms according to their ionization energy.

11. Arrange a series of atoms according to their electronegativity.

12. Explain why a positive ion is smaller than its neutral form.

13. Explain why a negative ion is larger than its neutral form.