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Ch 16: Group 17 of the Periodic Table of Elements

About This Chapter

This fun and convenient chemistry study guide chapter is designed to help students quickly review Group 17 of the periodic table. Access these lessons and quizzes whenever you need to catch up in class, bring up your grades or prepare for upcoming chemistry exams.

Who's It For?

Anyone who needs help learning or reviewing information about Group 17 of the periodic table will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about Group 17's elements, including tennessine, fluorine, chlorine, bromine, iodine and astatine. 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 17 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 17 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.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging instruction and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
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Students Will Review:

This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about Group 17 of the periodic table for a standard chemistry course. Topics covered include:

  • Facts about tennessine and its uses
  • Flourine's properties and uses
  • The properties, uses and formula of chlorine
  • Facts about bromine's common uses
  • Iodine's uses, sources, deficiency symptoms, toxicity symptoms and benefits
  • The structure, properties and uses of astatine

7 Lessons in Chapter 16: Group 17 of the Periodic Table of Elements
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Tennessine: Element Uses & Facts

1. Tennessine: Element Uses & Facts

Tennessine is a newly discovered element that was recently added to the periodic table. This lesson will share some information on how it was created and facts about this new element.

Fluorine: Facts, Properties & Uses

2. Fluorine: Facts, Properties & Uses

In this lesson, we'll learn about what the element fluorine is and what some of its properties are. We'll also go over historical and current uses for fluorine.

What is Chlorine? - Facts, Uses, Properties & Formula

3. What is Chlorine? - Facts, Uses, Properties & Formula

In this lesson we will learn about chlorine - its history, function as a disinfectant, oxidizer, place in the periodic table and what it means for it to be a halogen.

What is Bromine? - Definition, Facts & Uses

4. What is Bromine? - Definition, Facts & Uses

Bromine is an active ingredient in pesticide spray, helping you to keep those annoying flies at bay. Let's learn more about bromine, its chemical properties, and its applications.

What is Iodine? - Uses, Sources, Benefits & Deficiency Symptoms

5. What is Iodine? - Uses, Sources, Benefits & Deficiency Symptoms

In this lesson, we will learn about iodine. We will learn how we get it in the diet, why it is important to the body, and what happens if we do not get enough iodine in our diets.

Astatine Element: Structure, Uses & Properties

6. Astatine Element: Structure, Uses & Properties

Astatine is one of the rarest elements on Earth; it decays, or breaks down, so quickly you can never really see it. In this lesson, you'll learn more about the element astatine and its uses and properties.

Iodine: Deficiency & Toxicity Symptoms

7. Iodine: Deficiency & Toxicity Symptoms

Iodine is a trace mineral needed for the production of thyroid hormones. It's commonly found in iodized salt. Learn about conditions of iodine deficiency, such as a goiter and cretinism, as well as symptoms that come with excessive intake of iodine.

Chapter Practice Exam
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