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Ch 4: Group 5 of the Periodic Table of Elements

About This Chapter

Review this online chemistry chapter to improve your knowledge of the periodic table's Group 5 elements. Inside, you'll find short lessons and self-assessments that can help you prepare for an upcoming chemistry exam, complete a homework assignment or simply refresh your basic chemistry knowledge.

Who's It For?

Anyone who needs help learning about Group 5 of the periodic table will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about dubnium, niobium, tantalum and vanadium. 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 5 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 5 of the Periodic Table of Elements chapter exam.

Why It Works:

  •  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.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Take the Group 5 of the Periodic Table of Elements chapter exam to make sure you're prepared.
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Students Will Review:

This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about Group 5 of the periodic table for a standard chemistry course. Topics covered include:

  • The discovery and properties of dubnium
  • Facts about niobium and its uses
  • Tantalum's capacitors and jewelry uses
  • The properties of tantalum
  • Facts about vanadium's common uses and isotopes
  • Vanadium's toxicity, proper dosage and medical uses

6 Lessons in Chapter 4: Group 5 of the Periodic Table of Elements
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
What is Dubnium? - Uses, Discovery & Properties

1. What is Dubnium? - Uses, Discovery & Properties

This lesson covers the discovery of the radioactive element dubnium by both Russia and United States scientists. The uses and properties of dubnium are also covered.

What is Niobium? - Uses, Information & Facts

2. What is Niobium? - Uses, Information & Facts

This lesson is about the discovery and properties of niobium. Its various uses in everyday items such as jewelry, airplane parts and MRI machines will be examined. Read on to learn more facts and uses.

Tantalum: Capacitors, Jewelry & Other Uses

3. Tantalum: Capacitors, Jewelry & Other Uses

Tantalum is a transition metal that isn't as well-known as other transition metals, but has several common uses. In this lesson, we will discuss how tantalum is used and point out its industrial importance.

What is Tantalum? - Element Facts & Properties

4. What is Tantalum? - Element Facts & Properties

The discovery of tantalum by Anders Gustav Ekeberg is described in this lesson. The properties of tantalum such as color, ductility, and melting point are also covered.

What is Vanadium? - Uses, Facts & Isotopes

5. What is Vanadium? - Uses, Facts & Isotopes

The element vanadium is introduced in this lesson. The discovery of vanadium by Andres Manuel del Rio and Nil Gabriel Selfstrom, as well as its properties and uses, are also covered.

Vanadium: Medical Uses, Toxicity & Dosage

6. Vanadium: Medical Uses, Toxicity & Dosage

This lesson is about a little-known metal called vanadium. Although we know only a small amount about its potential biomedical effects, this lesson outlines vanadium's role in our bodies.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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