CLAIM 1: Elements on the left of the periodic table are more reactive than those on the right.
CLAIM 2: Elements become more reactive moving down a group
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Discovery Service database - Research Starter: Alkali metals
From Thomas, Nicholas C., Salem Press Encyclopedia of Science, 2022.
Gale Science in Context database: Alkali metals
From World of Chemistry, Publisher: Gale, 2013
Stanford University: Information on alkali metals
Angelo University: Group 1A — The Alkali Metals
LibreTexts Chemistry University of California Davis: 12.16: The Properties of a Group: The Alkali Metals
LibreTexts Chemistry University of California Davis: Group 1: Properties of Alkali Metals
Discovery Service database - Research Starter: Alkaline earth metals
From Renneboog, Richard M., Salem Press Encyclopedia of Science, 2022
Gale Science in Context database: Alkaline earth metals
From UXL Encyclopedia of Science, 2014.
LibreTexts Chemistry: Group 2 - Chemical Properties of Alkali Earth Metals
LibreTexts Chemistry: Group 2: General Properties
Angelo University: Group 2A — The alkaline earth metals
BlueBox: The alkaline earth metals
Discovery Service database - Research Starter: Transition metals
From Renneboog, R., Salem Press Encyclopedia of Science, 2022
LibreTexts Chemistry: 23.1: General properties of transition metals
LibreTexts Chemistry: 19.1: Properties of transition metals and their compounds
Purdue University: Transition metals
Angelo University: The transition metals
Bluebox: Transition metals
LibreTexts Chemistry: Group 4 Elemental Properties
LibreTexts Chemistry: The Trend from Non-Metal to Metal in Group 4 Elements
MyDigitalKemistry: Group IV-A Elements Properties
StudySmarter: Group 4A
Angelo University: Group 4A
Discovery Service database - Research Starter: Halogens
From Teske, David R., Salem Press Encyclopedia of Science, 2022.
The Science Hive: Group 7 halogens
LibreTexts Chemistry: Group 17 Physical properties of halogens
LibreTexts Chemistry: Group 17: The Halogens
AQA GCSE Chemistry: Group 7: The Halogens (1.2.6)
PassMyExams: Physical properties of halogens
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