The Modern Periodic Table

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What are the elements of the modern periodic table put in order of?
They are arranged in order of their atomic (proton) number
1 of 5
What are groups?
Elements are arranged into vertical columns called groups. The group number determines how may electrons are on the outer shell of an element.
2 of 5
What are periods?
Elements are arranged into rows called periods. The period number determines the number of shells an element has.
3 of 5
What's the name of the elements between Group 2 and Group 3?
Transition elements/metals
4 of 5
Why was arranging the elements in order of atomic number beneficial?
It was beneficial because this order allowed the elements to be in groups with elements that have similar properties.
5 of 5

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Card 2

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What are groups?

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Elements are arranged into vertical columns called groups. The group number determines how may electrons are on the outer shell of an element.

Card 3

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What are periods?

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Card 4

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What's the name of the elements between Group 2 and Group 3?

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Card 5

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Why was arranging the elements in order of atomic number beneficial?

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