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Ionization Energy: Trends Among Groups and Periods of the Periodic Table

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What is ionization?

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1. As you move from left to right on the periodic table, what generally happens to the ionization energy?

2. As you move from top to bottom on the periodic table, what generally happens to the ionization energy?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Ionization energy is a key concept in the study of chemistry, electronegativity and x-ray science, and this quiz/worksheet will help you test your understanding of its range on the periodic table.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the definitions and data related to:

  • Ionization
  • Ionization energy on the periodic table
  • Ionization energy in elements

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define ionization
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as elements that have the highest and lowest ionization energy
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding ionization energy on the periodic table

Additional Learning

To learn more about ionization energy and the periodic table, review the accompanying lesson titled Ionization Energy: Trends Among Groups and Periods of the Periodic Table. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand what electromagnetic energy is
  • Define ionization energy
  • Describe what ionized means
  • Know the ranges of ionization energy on the periodic table and where it is most and least concentrated
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