Metals Nonmetals and Metalloids Venn Diagram from PPT.JPG

metal

the elements that are good conductors of heat and electricity

non-metal

the elements that are usually poor conductors of heat and electricity

metalloid

an element that has properties of both a metal and non-metal

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Questions>>>

1. Compare the physical properties of metals, nonmetals, and metalloids, and describe where on the periodic table each of these kinds of elements are located.

2. An unknown element is shiny and found to be a good conductor of electricity. What other properties would you predict for it?

3. Provide 3 examples of metals.

4. Provide 3 examples of nonmetals.

5. Provide 3 examples of metalloids.



Helpful Link:


http://chemistry.about.com/od/periodictables/ss/Metals-Nonmetals-and-Metalloids-Periodic-Table.htm