What Are Valence Electrons? - Lesson for Kids - Quiz & Worksheet


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A valence shell is the atom's _____ electron shell.

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1. For groups 1, 2 and 13-18 on the periodic table, we can easily tell how many valence electrons an element has based on the _____.

2. Which group numbers do NOT follow the same rules as the rest of the groups in the periodic table to determine the number of valence electrons?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What are valence electrons? See what you know about these electrons using the quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be quizzed over:

  • What a valence shell is
  • The goal of every atom
  • How to tell the number of valence electrons in an element
  • Why you need to know the number of valence electrons an atom has
  • Working with valence electrons

Skills Practiced

Use these materials to practice the following skills:

  • Information recall - remember what you know about what a valence shell is
  • Reading comprehension - pick out the most important details from the lesson on valence electrons
  • Interpreting information - read and understand information about every atom's goal in regards to valence electrons

Additional Learning

Learn more using the lesson named What Are Valence Electrons? - Lesson for Kids. You'll get to review more about:

  • The importance of valence electrons
  • How to work with these types of electrons
  • The periodic table