Noble Gases

Group 18

What are Noble Gases and where can you find them?

Helium, Argon, Krypton, Neon, Xenon, and Radon make up the Noble Gases. They are found in Group 18 of the Periodic Table and they all have similar characteristics. They are typically highly nonreactive except when under extreme conditions. They are all odorless, colorless and have very low chemical reactivity. You can find these elements in the Earth's atmosphere as they occur naturally.

Noble Gases

These Noble Gases are used in arc welding, gas tanks, light bulbs and to make colored neon lights.