The Properties of Metals

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The Properties of Metals
Element
Conducts heat
Melting point
(°C)
Cost pure
(£/g)
Other properties
aluminium
yes
660
9.9
protective layer
lead
yes
327
1.6
poisonous
silver
yes
961
75.6
shiny
gallium
yes
30
3.2
poisonous
sodium
yes
98
15.8
very reactive
iron
yes
1535
4.5
rusts
copper
yes
1083
6.2
non-toxic
mercury
Yes
- 32
4.4
poisonous
Melting Point
Cost
Boiling Point
Poisonous
Properties
Keyword ideas
Solid
Liquid
Particles
Temperature
Speed
Heat Hot
Space
Cold Expensive
Gas
Increase
Decrease
Cheap
Reactive
If you can think of your own keywords, be sure to use them!
Element true/false
Decide whether each of the statements is true or false.
a) Copper conducts heat well.
b) Sodium does not react easily.
c) All metals have high melting points.
e) Minus 200°C is hotter than minus 2°C
Types of metal:
1. On the table, how many types of each metal are there?
_____ alkali metals, _____ earth metals, _____ transition metals.
Conductor
Uses of Metals
1. Which metal has the highest melting point? Give the name, symbol and temperature:
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2. Which metal has the lowest melting point? Give the name, symbol and temperature:
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3. Would Gallium make a good saucepan? Give reasons why:
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4. Would sodium make a good kettle? Give reasons why:
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5. Draw mercury particles at room temperature (25°C):
Label your diagram
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