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name of the sections that go up and down Columns
Sections that run lateral rows
determines reactivity valence electrons
subatomic particle with a positive charge proton
subatomic particle with no charge neutron
subatomic particle with negative charge electron
determines how many energy shells the element has rows
column 18 group noble gases
columns 3-12 transition metals
column 1 Alkali Metals
column 2 Alkaline Metals
Column 17 Halogens
Most reactive group Halogens
Least reactive group Noble Gases
group known as the "D Block" Transition Metals
most reactive element fluorine
group with always full outer shells noble gases
shape of the S orbitals sphere
shape of the P orbitals dumbbells
shape of the D orbitals flower
what the shells are collectively called electron cloud
directions reactivity increase up and right
least reactive element helium
most irregular orbitals f orbitals
valence electrons decrease as you go left
# of shells decrease as you go up
term for how bad an element wants electrons electronegativity
total number of elements 118
directions electronegativity increase up and right
most electronegative element fluorine

Periodic Table Vocabulary Crossword

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a substance that cannot be broken down into a simpler substance by ordinary chemical means element
the smallest unit of an element that has all of the properties of the element; basic building block of matter. atom
the number of protons and neutrons in the nucleus of one atom of the element. atomic mass
the number of protons contained in each nucleus of its atoms of the element. atomic number
a horizontal row (left to right) in the periodic table. period
a vertical column (up and down) on the periodic table. group
a chart that organizes information about all of the known elements according to their atomic number. periodic table
describes how likely an element is to form bonds with other elements. reactivity
an element or substance that conducts heat and electricity, is malleable and ductile and has low ionization energy and low electronegativity values. Metals metal
an element that does not conduct electricity or heat and is usually a gas at room temperature. Nonmetals are brittle, have high ionization energies and high electronegativity values. Nonmetals tend to gain electrons to form anions nonmetal
group 1 metals on the periodic table that contain 1 valence electron and lose their valence electrons the most easily, making them the most reactive metals. alkali metals
group 1 metals on the periodic table that contain 2 valence electrons and are the second most reactive metals. alkaline earth metals
group 3-­12 on the periodic table. They have varying valence electrons and do not follow the normal trends of the other metals. They form brightly colored compounds and ions in solution. transition metals
group 17 nonmetals on the periodic table that contain 7 valence electrons. They only need to gain 1 valence electron to have a stable octet. They gain valence electrons the most readily, making them the most reactive nonmetals. halogens
group 18 elements on the periodic table that contain 8 valence electrons (He has 2) and a full valence shell making them very stable and inert. noble gases
an element that has some properties of a metal and some properties of a nonmetal. The metalloids are found on the boron staircase, there are 7 metalloids: B, Si, Ge, As, Sb, Te, and Po. metalloid
elements and/or compounds that when put together are unable to react chemically. The noble gases (group 18) elements are inert because of a full valence shell. inert
the charge of an atoms nucleus resulting from its number of protons nuclear charge
the distance between the nucleus of an atom and it's outermost energy level atomic raduis
the attraction a nucleus has resulting from its number of protons electronegativity

Atomic Structure and the Periodic Table Crossword

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The "outer energy shell" of and atom valence
Electrons are "shared" in this type of bond. covalent
Electrons are "stolen" in this type of bond. Ionic
The smallest unit of matter with all the properties of that substance. atom
This matches the number of protons in an atom. atomicnumber
A neutron has a ___________________ charge. neutral
"Like" electric charges ____________________ each other. repel
A combination of one or more atoms. molecule
The location around the nucleus where electrons orbit. electroncloud
A charged particle. ion
A "Family" of elements that do not typically react with other elements. Noblegases
The "Family" of elements that are very reactive. halogens
Characteristics that are measurable or observable are called physical _____________. properties
Subtract the atomic number from the atomic mass to find the number of _________________. neutrons
Electrons have a ______________________ charge. negative
Protons have a _________________________ charge. positive
An abreviated way to name an element. Chemicalsymbol
Other than hydrogen and helium, the number of electrons needed to fill the valence shell. eight
The center of an atom where the protons and neutrons are located. nucleus
An element that can have a variable number of neutrons in its nucleus. isotope
Atoms with full outer energy shells are known to be _______________. stable
A group of elements with similar properties are known as a _________________. family
Reactivity is a ______________________ property. chemical
The elements are organized into this grid. periodictable
When elements react they form new _____________________. substances
This element is found in all organic matter and has four valence electrons. carbon
NaCl is the ___________________________ for salt. chemicalformula
Each ___________________ on the periodic table represents the number of valence electrons in an element. column
Each __________ on the Periodic Table represents the number of "energy levels" an element has. row
The "electronic connections" between elements in a molecule. bonds

The ULTIMATE Periodic Table Crossword

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I am a yellow nonmetal often associated with the smell of rotting eggs. Sulfur
I am an alkaline earth metal that burns with a brillian white flame. Magnesium
I am the Transition Metal with 78 electrons. Platinum
I am not a metal, but I hang out with some very reactive metals on the left side of the periodic table. Hydrogen
I am the Noble Gas in Period 5. Xenon
My address is Group 2, Period 2. Beryllium
I am an alkali metal most often found hanging with my buddy chlorine. Sodium
I have only two energy levels and do not react. Neon
I am one of the metalloids and I am used not only in microchips, but also in glass. Silicon
I am the Lanthanide used to make super strong magnets. Neodymium
Of the four ferromagnetic elements on the periodic table, three are found side-by-side in the transition metals. I am the heaviest of these three. Nickel
I am the Transition Metal with 79 electrons Gold
I am the Transition Metal found in most breakfast cereals and in your blood. Iron
I am the lightest of the Halogens. Fluorine
I am the third most abundant element and the most abundant metal in the Earth's crust. Aluminum
I am the Halogen in Period 5. Iodine
I make up about 20% of the air you breath. Oxygen
I am the Transition Metal in Group 6, Period 6. Tungsten
I make up almost 80% of the Earth's atmosphere. Nitrogen
I am the only metal that is liquid at room temperature. Mercury
I am the only element on the periodic table that is happy with just two electrons in my valence shell. Helium
I am the heaviest metalloid in Period 4. Arsenic
I am the metal that is solid at room temperature but melts in your hand. Gallium
I have five valence electrons and three energy levels. Phosphorus
My atomic Number is 92. Uranium
I am the heaviest metal in Period 5. Tin
I am the Period 4 element found in milk, bones and chalk. Calcium

Periodic Trends Word Search

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Transition Metal
Metalloid
Group
Period
Octet Rule
Duet Rule
Halogen
Noble Gas
Alkaline Earth Metal
Alkali Metal
Valence Electron
Atomic Radius
Nonmetal Reactivity
Metal Reactivity
Electronegativity

Periodic Table Basics Crossword

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Who created the Periodic Table? Mendeleev
What is another name for rows? Periods
What are the horizontal lines called? Rows
What are the vertical lines called? Columns
What is another word for columns? Groups
What is oxygen? Element
What is column 18? Noble Gases
What is column 17? Halogens
What is column 1? Alkali metals
What is column 2? alkaline earth metals
Columns 3-12 are what kinda of metals? transition
What kind of element is Helium? Gas
AU is what for Gold? Symbol
The amount of protons is equal to the what? Atomic number
Weighted average of mass of an element? atomic mass
What is hydrogen? nonmetal
What element has the symbol S? Sulfur
What element has the atomic mass of 1.008? hydrogen
How many protons does boron have? five
All elements have protons neutrons and what? electrons

Chemistry Review Crossword

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A change in matter that produces new substances with new properties. (2words) chemicalreaction
New substances produced in a chemical reaction. products
Substances that react together in a chemical reaction. reactants
A system for organizing elements into columns and rows based on their properties. (2words) periodictable
Rows in the periodic table. period
Columns in the periodic table. family
A group of letters and subscript numbers that represent the make-up of a chemical compound. (2words) chemicalformula
An atom that has an electrical charge, either positive or negative. ion
A compound that forms between a metal and a non-metal after electrons are transferred. ionic
A compound that forms between non-metals as they share electrons. molecular
A subatomic particle found in the nucleus of an atom. It has no charge. neutron
A positively charged subatomic particle found in the nucleus of the atom. proton
A negatively charged subatomic particle that orbits the nucleus of an atom. electron
Refers to either the outer orbital of an atom or the electrons found in the outer shell. valence
A reaction in which two or more reactants combine to produce a new product. synthesis
A reaction in which one compound breaks down into two or more simpler compounds. decomposition
A reaction in which one element takes the place of another element in a compound. (2words) singledisplacement
A reaction in which the metal ions of two different compounds exchange places. (2words) doubledisplacement
The smallest unit of an element. atom
A compound that tastes sour, corrodes metal and tissue, and turns blue litmus paper red. acid
A substance that changes colour when added to an acid or a base. indicator
A compound that tastes bitter, feels slippery, corrodes tissue, and turns red litmus paper blue. base
The number in front of a product or reactant in a balanced chemical equation. coefficient
Ability to conduct (transfer) electricity. conductivity
Law describing the fact that the total mass and number of atoms is the same before and after a reaction. (3words) conservationofmass
A reaction between an acid and a base that produces salt and water. neutralization
Elements on the left side of the periodic table. They are malleable, shiny, conductive, and solid at room temperature. metals
Elements on the right side of the periodic table. They are not malleable, not conductive, and exist in a number of states at room temperature. nonmetals
A pure substance that cannot be broken down. element
A pure substance that contains two or more different elements. compound

Science vocabulary Crossword

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An element in group 1 of the periodic table. Alkali metal
An element in group 2 of the periodic table. Alkaline earth metal
The advrage mass of all the isotopes of an element. Atomic mass
The number of protons in the nucleus of an atom. Atomic number
Negatively charged particle that moves around the outside of and atom. Electron
A region of an atom in which electrons of the same energy are likely to be found. Energy level
Elements in the same vertical column of the periodic table. Group
An element found in group 17 of the periodic table. Halogen
The sum of protons and neutrons in the nucleus of an atom. Mass number
A class of elements characterized by physical properties. Metal
An element that has some characteristics of both metals and nonmetals. Metalloid
A small particle in the nucleus of the atom, with no electral charge. Neutron
An element in group 18 of the periodic table. Noble gas
An element that lacks most of the properties of a metal. Non-metal
A horizontal row of elements in the periodic table. Period
Positively charged particles that are found in the necleus of and atom. Proton
One of the elements in groups 3 through 12 of the periodic table. Transition metal

Atomic theory Crossword

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Father of atomic theory Dalton
a negative Subatomic particle electrons
Same number of protons but different neutrons Isotope
a positive charged subatomic particle protons
the energy needed to take an electron from an atom Ionization
a neutral subatomic particle neutron
an atoms ability to attract an electron electronegativity
can not be broken down into simpler substances elements
half the distance between the centers of two atoms that are touching each other Atomic Radius
a family with a group of elements with similar properties Chemical family
group 18 noble gases
Group 17 salt former Halogens
most reactive of all metals alkali metals
the number of protons of an atom atomic number
created the visual model of an atom Bohr
J.J Thomson Created used blank to prove that atoms can be broken into smaller parts cathode ray
composed of two or more elements compounds
a characteristic that can be observed without changing into another substance physical properties
a characteristic that describes the ability to change into different substances chemical properties
used the gold foil experiment rutherford

Periodic table vocab Crossword

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Description

Any of the elements belonging to group 1A of the periodic tab Alkali metal
any of the univalent elements belonging to group 2A of the periodic table Alkaline earth metal
any of the electroegation non-metallic elements in group 7A of the periodic table Halogen
an element in the latnide an actinide series that is characterized by the addiction of electrons inner transcription
any of the elements founf in group 8A noble gas
the B group elements (3-12) transition elements
the vertical colums on the periodic table chemical family
the number of protons founf in the nucleus atomic number
a positive charged subatomic particles founf in nucleus protons
a substance of subatomic particles of the nucleus neuton
a negative charged subatomic electron
the tiny very dense positively charged region in the center of an atom nucleus
the electrons in the outermost energy level of an atom valence eletrons
the colums on a periodic table groups
the rows in a priodic table periods
most elements are metalic typically solid and shiny metals
elements typically not shiny usually a gas not solid non-metals
A1 all the way to 2 letter representation of a specific element chemical symbol

Chapter 5 vocabulary - Science Crossword

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Description

Particles with no charge neutrons
Shows that every atom of the same element has the same number of protons atomic number
Specific amount of energy an electron has energy level
Atoms with same # of protons and different # of neutrons isotopes
Salt forming elements halogen
Ability to carry electric current electrical conductivity
Arrangement of elements by pattern of properties periodic table
Describes a material that can be made into long wires ductile
Positively charged particles protons
Describes material that can be made into flat sheets malleable
Letter(s) that abbreviate elements name chemical symbol
The way a mineral reflects light luster
The deterioration of metal from a chemical reaction corrosion
Good conductors of current and heat metal
Center of an atom nucleus
Ease/speed at which an element combines or reacts to another substance reactivity
Group 18 element, usually nonreactive noble gasses
Harder, denser, and melt at a higher melting point than Alkali metals alkaline earth metals
Elements that sometimes conduct electric current semiconductors
Elements arranged in columns group
Ability to transfer heat thermal conductivity
Made of 2 atoms diatomic molecules
Element that lacks most properties of a metal nonmetal
Average mass of an element atomic mass
Some properties of metals and nonmetals metalloids
Sum of protons and neutrons mass number
Rows that arrange periodic table periods
Malleable, yet hard, and shiny metals TRANSITION METALS
The most reactive metals ALKALI METALS