Study Guide

The Periodic Table Topics

History

Get comfortable. Find your favorite blanket and snuggle up in a chair. Relax. We'd tell you to...

Periodic Table Guide

Take a good, long look at the periodic table, Mendeleev's favorite creation. Seriously. Check out...

Alkali Metals

Grab your cameras. Raise the flags. Play "Hail to the Chief." The first family of the periodic...

Alkaline Earth Metals

The second column of the periodic table is called group two. It's also called the alkaline earth...

Transition Metals

Located in the heart of the periodic table are the ever-favorite transition metals, also known as...

Metals, Metalloids, and Non-metals

It's hard to believe, but we've already navigated through a huge chunk of the periodic table. So...

Halogens

Five elements are located in the fifth row of the p-block: fluorine (F), chlorine (Cl), bromine...

Noble Gases

We've navigated through the s-block. We've trekked through the d-block. And now we've reached the...

Periodic Table Trends

At this point, we've examined various elemental occupants of the periodic table. Trust us,...

Test Your Knowledge

1. Which of the following is not an organizational classification of the periodic table?A....