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Ch 12: Group 13 of the Periodic Table of Elements

About This Chapter

If you need to review Group 13 of the periodic table, take a look at this convenient chemistry study guide chapter. The chapter's lessons and self-assessments are great resources for students who need to study these particular elements for exams, homework and class projects.

Who's It For?

Anyone who needs help learning about Group 13 of the periodic table will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about the group's elements, including indium, nihonium, boron, gallium, thallium and aluminum. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who want to learn a broad topic in a short amount of time
  • Students who are looking for easy ways to identify the most important information on the topic
  • Students who have fallen behind in memorizing the periodic table's Group 13 elements
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning chemistry (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who have limited time to study for an upcoming exam

How It Works:

  • Complete each lesson in the chapter to review all key topics.
  • Refer to the lesson to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with a short quiz.
  • Complete your review with the Group 13 of the Periodic Table of Elements chapter exam.

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  •  Study Efficiently: The lessons in this chapter cover only information you need to know.
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Students Will Review:

This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about Group 13 of the periodic table for a standard chemistry course. Topics covered include:

  • The everyday uses of indium
  • Facts about indium's discovery and isotopes
  • The origin and uses of nihonium
  • Boron's properties, uses and benefits
  • The uses of gallium, thallium and aluminum
  • Aluminum and thallium properties

7 Lessons in Chapter 12: Group 13 of the Periodic Table of Elements
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What is Indium Used For in Everyday Life?

1. What is Indium Used For in Everyday Life?

Discovered in the late 1800s, the element indium was given its name because of the violet light it produced on the spectrum. This lesson explains how indium is used within our world, especially technology.

Indium: Element Facts, Discovery & Isotopes

2. Indium: Element Facts, Discovery & Isotopes

Indium is a rare element that was discovered in the 1800s. While indium isn't typically a topic of conversation at the dinner table, this lesson will make you wish it were. It will go over the discovery, some facts and end with the isotopes of this metal.

Nihonium: Uses, Facts & Origin

3. Nihonium: Uses, Facts & Origin

Discovered in the early 2000's, nihonium is a metal that was first made in a laboratory in Japan. This lesson explains nihonium's origins and its uses in our world today.

What is Boron? - Facts, Uses, Properties & Benefits

4. What is Boron? - Facts, Uses, Properties & Benefits

Discover the fascinating element boron, which is a vital component in many modern technologies. We explore the uses of boron in applications from cooking vessels to the Space Shuttle and why it has such useful properties.

Gallium: Uses & Facts

5. Gallium: Uses & Facts

Did you know the light illuminating the number on your handheld calculator comes from a component containing gallium? Continue reading to learn how this is possible, what else gallium is used for, and other interesting facts.

Thallium: Uses, Facts & Properties

6. Thallium: Uses, Facts & Properties

Have you ever heard of thallium before? If you're like most people without a science background, you've probably never heard of this element. And if you have heard of it, you likely associate it with being a poison. Read on to discover some interesting uses, facts, and properties of this element.

Aluminum: Definition, Properties & Uses

7. Aluminum: Definition, Properties & Uses

Whether you are drinking a can of soda or wrapping up leftover food, you often encounter aluminum in your everyday life. Aluminum can exhibit many different properties and has many uses. In this lesson, we will discuss the definition, properties, and uses of aluminum.

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