Alkali Metals

By: Kylie Pope

What are Alkali Metals?

  1. any of the elements lithium, sodium, potassium, rubidium, caesium, and francium, occupying Group 1 of the periodic table. They are very reactive, electropositive, monovalent metals forming strongly alkaline hydroxides.

Where do you find Alkali Metals?

chemicals elements found in Group 1of the periodic table

What are Alkali Metals used for?

All react violently with water, releasing hydrogen and forming hydroxides. They tarnish rapidly even in dry air. They are never found uncombined in nature. In order of increasing atomic number the alkali metals are lithium,sodium, potassium, rubidium, cesium, and francium