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Chemistry of Transition & Inner-Transition Elements- Chapter Summary
Discover the details of these specific elements and test the knowledge you already have by using the lessons in this chapter. By studying the information in this chapter, you will study topics such as metallurgy, lanthanoids and alkaline earth metals. We will help you cover the following objectives:
- Recall how d-block elements behave
- Describe the characteristics of f-block elements
- Compare lanthanoids and actinoids
- Explore the properties alkaline earth metals
- Review the diagonal relationship found on the periodic table
- Understand the occurrence of metals and thermodynamic principles
- Give examples of the reduction of metallic oxides and crude metals
- Explain the uses of alloys
The lessons in this chapter are specifically designed to help you meet your chemistry studying goals. Whether you watch the video lessons or read the lesson transcripts, you have the option to study in a way that is most comfortable to you. These lessons are taught by professional and knowledgeable instructors who want to see you succeed.
1. D-Block Elements: Properties & Electron Configuration
In this lesson, we'll explore the d-block elements, which are the transitional elements situated in the center of the periodic table of elements. Read on to learn about this block of elements as well as how they behave.
2. F-Block Elements on the Periodic Table: Properties & Overview
The periodic table is a highly organized collection of the basic characteristics for all elements known to man. The atomic structure and characteristics of f-block elements are somewhat mysterious. Here's why.
3. Lanthanoids & Actinoids: Configuration & Comparison
The two rows separated out from the periodic table are called the inter-transitional metals. In this lesson, we will learn about these two series and how they compare to each other.
4. Alkaline Earth Metals: Definition, Properties & Characteristics
Column 2A of the periodic table is home to the reactive alkaline earth metals. We find these elements in fireworks, vitamins, and even running through our own veins. Learn some properties and characteristics of this group of elements, and then take a quiz.
5. The Diagonal Relationship, Metallic Character, and Boiling Point
What may have once seemed like a bunch of random squares with letters in them is now shaping up to be one very organized chemistry reference. In this lesson you will discover three other trends that are found on the periodic table: the diagonal relationship, trends in metallic character, and trends in boiling point.
6. Metals: Occurrence, Processing & Extraction
While metals are a huge part of our lives, we probably don't think much about where they come from. This lesson explores where ores can be found and how they are processed in order to separate out the parts of the ore that can be utilized.
7. Reduction of Metallic Oxides: Examples & Equations
Metallic oxides are metals bonded with oxygen. In certain reactions, the metals in the metal oxides are reduced. They initially have a positive charge and end up with no charge. In this lesson, we will go through what happens in the reduction process using some examples.
8. Refining Crude Metals: Methods & Examples
For most uses of metals the pure metal is required, but in nature it is typically found with impurities. In this lesson we will learn several methods used to refine metals.
9. What is an Alloy? - Definition & Examples
Alloys are mixtures of metal with other metals or non-metals. This process gives the material more desirable properties, such as increased hardness and lower melting points.
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