Alkaline earth metals
alkaline earth metals
where can you find them?
they can be found inside the earth like in the dirt and rocks
what are they used for?
beryllium is used to make some types of alloys. Magnesium is also used in alloys for construction and in machinery like airplane parts. Calcium is important in building strong bones and used as a nutritional supplement. Strontium burns with a red color and is used in the manufacture of fireworks. Radium is radioactive and has medical applications such as cancer treatment.