• Name: ________________________________                                                        _    Period:____

     

    Periodic Table WebQuest

                                                   

    Instructions: In each of the websites listed, find the information asked for.

     

    Part I: “Get Organized Periodically” http://www.chem4kids.com/files/elem_pertable.html

     

    1. Why are the elements placed in specific places on the Periodic Table?

     

     

    1. Periods are ________ that run from left to right.

     

    1. Elements in the same period have the same ________________________.

     

    1. Every element in the first period has ________ shell for its __________.  Every element in the second period has __________ for its ___________.  See the pattern?

     

    1. Groups are _______________ that run from top to bottom.

     

    1. The elements of a group have the same number of ____________ in their  ___________ shell.

     

    1. Every element in group one has _________ electron in its outer shell.  Every element in group two has  ___________ electrons in its outer shell.

     

    1. Hydrogen is special because it can act like two groups, __________ and _________.

     

    1. Hydrogen sometimes is ________________ an electron and sometimes it has an _____________ electron.

     

    1. Although helium has only __________ electrons in its outer shell, it is grouped with elements that have  ________________.

     

    1. The green elements on this table are called ____________ elements.  They each have two electrons in their outer shell.

     

    Part II: “Family Fun” Go to http.//chemicalelements.com/

     

    1. Click on Alkali Metals (left bar) and answer the following questions.

                                                                                       

    1. What is the group number? __________

     

    1. Are these metals reactive? __________

     

    1. Do these metals occur freely in nature? __________

     

    1. How many electrons are in their outer shell? ___________

     

    1. What are the three characteristics of ALL metals? ___________________

     

    1. Are these metals soft or hard? ________________________

     

    1. Name the two most reactive elements in this group? _____________ and __________

     

    1. What happens when they are exposed to water? ____________________

     

    Watch:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3dqRzvk2GwY&NR=1&feature=fvwp

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oxhW7TtXIAM&feature=related

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sNdijknRxfU&feature=related

     

    What happened, and what reacted in all cases with the Alkali Metals?

     

     

     

    1. Click on Alkaline Earth Metals (left bar) and answer these questions.

     

    1. What is the group number? __________

     

    1. Are these metals reactive? __________

     

    1. Do these metals occur freely in nature? ____________

     

    1. How many electrons are in their outer shell? _________ (Hint: It’s the same as their oxidation number or group number.)

     

    Watch: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DFQPnHkQlZM

     

    How are Alkaline Earth Metals different from Alkali Metals?

     

     

    Why are neither found in nature by themselves?

     

     

    1. Click on Transition Metals (left bar) and answer these questions.

     

    1. How many elements are in this group? ____________

     

    1. What are the group numbers?    __________ through _______

     

    1. What are valence electrons? ________________

     

    1. Because the valence electrons are present in more than one _____________ transition metals often exhibit several common  __________________.

     

    1. Name the three elements in this family that produce a magnetic field.  _________,

     

    __________, and __________.

     

    Watch: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c6erqTanHN4

     

    What are these metals most known for?

     

     

    1. Click on Other Metals (left bar) and answer these questions.

     

    1. How many elements are in this group? ______________

     

    1. What are the group numbers? _________  through __________

     

    1. How are these other metals similar to the transition metals? ______________

     

    1. How are these metals different than the transition metals? ________________

     

    1. List three physical properties of these other metals. _________________________

     

    Watch: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AOpGhAdQFEY

     

    Why is aluminum so easily recycled (what physical property?)

     

     

    How quickly can a can be melted and repackaged as a new can?

     

     

     

    1. Click on Metalloids to answer these questions.

     

    1. On your periodic table, draw the black stair-step line that distinguishes metals from nonmetals.

     

    1.  Metalloids have properties of both ________ and _____________.

     

    1. Define semiconductor ___________________________________.

     

    1. Name two metalloids that are semi-conductors.  ____________and __________.

     

    1. This property makes metalloids useful in ____________and ______________.

     

    1. Click in Nonmetals to answer these questions.

     

    1. What are the group numbers? ___________ through ____________

     

    1. List four characteristics of ALL nonmetals. ______________________________

     

    1. What two states of matter do nonmetals exist in at room temperature? _________________________

     

    1. The nonmetals have no _______________and do not ____________________.

     

    1. What are the oxidation numbers of the nonmetals? _______________________

     

    1. Click on the Halogens (left bar) to answer these questions.

     

    1. What is the halogen group number? ___________________

     

    1. Are halogens metals or nonmetals? ______________________

     

    1. The term “halogen” means ____________________ and compounds containing halogens are called ____________________.

     

    1. How many electrons are in their outer shell? __________________

     

    1. What is their oxidation number? ______________________

     

    1. What states of matter do halogens exist in at room temperature? __________________________________

     

    Watch: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yP0U5rGWqdg&feature=related

     

                What are some unique properties demonstrated form the video?

     

     

    1. Click on Noble Gases (left bar) and answer these questions.

     

    1. What is the group number? _________________

     

    1. Why were these gases considered to be inert or stable? ________________________

     

    1. What is their oxidation number? ____________________

     

    Watch the video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nrHVOFG2V-c

     

    How much argon do you breath in each breath?

     

    How reactive is argon?

     

    How awesome is this guy’s hair (Scale 1-10)?

     

     

    1. Click on Rare Earth Elements ( Inner Transition) (left bar) and answer these

     

    1. On your periodic table, label the Lanthanide and Actinide series with your pencil.

     

    1. How many Rare Earth elements are there? ___________________________

     

    1. Define trans-uranium. ___________________________________

     

    1. The Rare Earth metals are found in group _______________and periods ______________and _______________.
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