Ca

Trends and Reactions of Group Two Elements. 

Be, Mg, Ca, Sr, Ba, Ra.

  • Created by: Osbornef
  • Created on: 05-02-15 13:29
What ions do Group 2 Elements form?
2+ ions
1 of 19
What is the trend in Reactivity for Group 2?
Reactivity Increases down the group
2 of 19
What is the most reactive element in Group 2?
Barium
3 of 19
What colour are group 2 compounds?
They are colourless
4 of 19
What are the densities of Group 2 metals like?
Light metals with low densities
5 of 19
What is the boiling point of all Group 2 Metals like?
Reasonably High Boiling points
6 of 19
In redox reactions Group 2 elements are...
Oxidised
7 of 19
What is the trend in Ionisation energy for Group 2?
Decreases down the group
8 of 19
Why does the Ionisation energy support the trend for Group 2?
The ionisation energy decreases, so they lose electrons more easily
9 of 19
What is produced when a Group 2 element reacts with Oxygen?
A Group 2 Oxide (ie: MgO)
10 of 19
What is produced when a Group 2 element reacts with Water?
Group 2 Hydroxides and Hydrogen
11 of 19
As you go down Group 2 the reaction with water becomes...
More vigorous
12 of 19
Group 2 Oxides are...
Bases
13 of 19
Group 2 Hydroxides are...
Bases
14 of 19
Group 2 Hydroxides react with water to...
Form a solution of a metal hydroxide
15 of 19
The trend in solubility for Group 2 Hydroxides is that...
Solubility increases going down the group
16 of 19
The trend in Alkalinity for Group 2 Hydroxides is that...
Alkalinity increases going down the group
17 of 19
What is the trend in Thermal Decomposition for Group 2 Carbonates?
They become more difficult to Decompose
18 of 19
What is the bonding in Group 2 elements?
Metallic
19 of 19

Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

What is the trend in Reactivity for Group 2?

Back

Reactivity Increases down the group

Card 3

Front

What is the most reactive element in Group 2?

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

What colour are group 2 compounds?

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

What are the densities of Group 2 metals like?

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
View more cards

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Chemistry resources:

See all Chemistry resources »See all Reactions resources »