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Learning Exercise: Investigating Elements online using WebElements

Investigating Elements online using WebElements
Select an element from the illustrated Periodic Table and find information such as
- when and how it was discovered
- its physical and chemical properties
- its uses
- what chemical family it belongs to
Course: General Chemistry


Submitted by:
Chandra Visvanathan
Date Last Modified:
September 11, 2004


Select an element and find the following information:
(1) When and how was it discovered?
(2) List its physical properties
(3) List its chemical properties
(4) What are the uses of the element?
(5) What family does the element belong to?



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Classication of elements

Learning Objectives

To enable students to explore
(1) the periodic variation in some physical properties (such as atomic radius, melting point, ionisation energy)
(2) the similarities in chemical properties of elements in various groups