Lanthanide Series: Elements & Periodic Table


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Lanthanides are _____.

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1. Using the image, identify the location of the lanthanide series.

2. All the lanthanides form an oxidation state of _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

How is the lanthanide series represented on the periodic table? Where would you find these elements on the table? These questions are the sort you'll find when you use this quiz and worksheet assessment.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To do well on this quiz, you will need to:

  • Explain what lanthanides are
  • Identify the location of this series on the periodic table
  • Recognize the oxidation state of lanthanides
  • Know what symbol represents the lanthanide series
  • Name from which minerals many lanthanides are isolated

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as what symbol is used for lanthanides
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the minerals from which many lanthanides were isolated
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what lanthanides are and where they appear on the periodic table

Additional Learning

You can expand your knowledge of this topic when you review the information contained in the lesson titled Lanthanide Series: Elements & Periodic Table. Details described in the lesson include:

  • What items are made from elements in the lanthanide series
  • Which specific elements are part of the lanthanide series
  • What element lanthanides are similar to
  • Which atomic numbers represent the elements in this series
  • How lanthanides were found when they were discovered