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Ch 7: The Representative Elements of the Periodic Table: Tutoring Solution

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The Representative Elements of the Periodic Table chapter of this High School Chemistry Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about the representative elements of the periodic table. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach the definitions and properties associated with the representative elements of the periodic table required in a typical high school chemistry course.

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Learning objectives

  • Define the representative elements of the periodic table.
  • Study alkali metals and alkaline earths.
  • Review Group 3A, 4A and 5A elements.
  • Explore chalcogens and halogens.
  • Understand the definition and properties of noble gases.

9 Lessons in Chapter 7: The Representative Elements of the Periodic Table: Tutoring Solution
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Representative Elements of the Periodic Table: Definition & Overview

1. Representative Elements of the Periodic Table: Definition & Overview

You might not think salt and a banana have much in common, but they do! The periodic table organizes elements into groups based on similar properties. This video will explore the representative elements, focusing on each group or family.

Alkali Metals (Group 1A Elements): Definition & Properties

2. Alkali Metals (Group 1A Elements): Definition & Properties

Elements that can explode when put into water? Metals that can be cut with a knife? These are just some of the properties alkali metals share. This video will describe more properties and give some uses of these interesting metals.

Alkaline Earths (Group 2A Elements): Definition & Properties

3. Alkaline Earths (Group 2A Elements): Definition & Properties

Alkaline earth metals can be found running through your blood... and in nuclear fallout! This lesson will examine properties they share and look at how they impact your health.

Group 3A Elements: Definition & Properties

4. Group 3A Elements: Definition & Properties

The Group 3A elements don't have a whole lot in common, so we'll examine their unique characteristics in addition to their similarities. This video will explore the properties and uses of elements in this group.

Group 4A Elements: Definition & Properties

5. Group 4A Elements: Definition & Properties

From computer chips to diamonds, you can find some of the group 4A elements everywhere you look! This lesson will examine properties group 4A shares and will list some of the uses of these elements.

Group 5A Elements: Definition & Properties

6. Group 5A Elements: Definition & Properties

The group 5A elements aren't as recognizable as other elements on the periodic table, but they are important nonetheless. This lesson will examine properties they share and will give some examples of why this group is so important.

Chalcogens (Group 6A Elements): Definition & Properties

7. Chalcogens (Group 6A Elements): Definition & Properties

Some can kill you, some are useful, and one is vital to your survival. Welcome to the chalcogens! This lesson will list common properties, and will then share some uses and characteristics of these diverse Group 6A elements.

Halogens (Group 7A Elements): Definition & Properties

8. Halogens (Group 7A Elements): Definition & Properties

The halogens are a group of non-metals that share several properties. This lesson will examine these properties and will also look at the many uses of these group 7A elements.

Noble Gases (Group 8A Elements): Definition & Properties

9. Noble Gases (Group 8A Elements): Definition & Properties

The noble gases are an inert group of elements with some fun and fascinating uses. This lesson will explore the properties that the noble gases share and will look at some of their uses.

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