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Ch 7: Group 8 of the Periodic Table of Elements

About This Chapter

Work through this chapter to study Group 8 of the periodic table. These bite-sized lessons and quizzes are great options for students who need to review this group's elements for chemistry exams, class projects or homework assignments.

Who's It For?

Anyone who needs help learning or reviewing information about Group 8 of the periodic table will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about hassium, osmium, ruthenium and iron. 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 Group 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 of the periodic table for a standard chemistry course. Topics covered include:

  • The properties and uses of hassium
  • Facts about the osmium element
  • Ruthenium's discovery, characteristics, alloys and uses
  • Iron ore
  • Iron deficiency and toxicity symptoms

6 Lessons in Chapter 7: Group 8 of the Periodic Table of Elements
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Hassium: Uses, Facts & Properties

1. Hassium: Uses, Facts & Properties

Discovered in the late 1980s as one of the missing elements, hassium is a transition metal as well as a man-made element. This lesson explains the properties and uses of hassium.

What is Osmium? - Uses, Facts & Information

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

Discovered in the early 1800's, osmium is a transition metal that has an atomic number of 76 and has useful characteristics. This lesson explains detailed facts and uses of osmium.

Ruthenium: Jewelry, Alloys & Other Uses

3. Ruthenium: Jewelry, Alloys & Other Uses

Ruthenium, one of the precious metals found in the platinum metals, is used to make jewelry, to make electrical contacts, to make solar cells, and as a catalyst. This lesson describes each of these uses.

Ruthenium: Element Facts, Characteristics & Discovery

4. Ruthenium: Element Facts, Characteristics & Discovery

This lesson describes the discovery of ruthenium in the Ural Mountains by Karl Karlovich Klaus. The characteristics of ruthenium such as color, melting point, and chemical reactivity are also covered.

What is Iron? - Ore & Explanation

5. What is Iron? - Ore & Explanation

Iron. It has an age, a horse and a man named after it. But what is iron, where does it come from and how do we get it? In this lesson, you will learn about this useful metal.

Iron: Deficiency & Toxicity Symptoms

6. Iron: Deficiency & Toxicity Symptoms

Iron is a trace mineral that your body gets from a variety of animal and plant foods. It has many functions, including making hemoglobin. Learn how low iron can lead to iron deficiency anemia and the health consequences associated with iron toxicity.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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