Questions to Answer in Notebook
What are the names of the 8 groups we studied on the periodic table?
What does each group have in common?
What group are the alkalai metals in?
Why are the alkalai metals so reactive?
What is the name of groups 3-12?
6. You are in the lab, and you put
some sodium metal in water. The
sodium lights on fire and
explodes! What do you think
would happen if you put
potassium in water? How would
you know this?
7. What groups do you think are
reactive? What groups not
8. Do you think the alkali metals
will want to lose and electron, or
gain an electron?
Bonus: Why H2 and not Li2??