The Mr. Ellis Newsletter

What's Going On in Mr. E's Class and Around Midway Middle

Week of February 1st to February 5th



EARLY RELEASE DAY ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 2ND. DISMISSAL WILL BE AT 12:30.


TEACHER WORKDAY ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15TH.

THE MAKEUP SNOW DAY WILL BE APRIL 29TH.


SCHEDULE FOR THIS WEEK:


SCIENCE:

WE WILL CONTINUE OUR UNIT ON CHEMISTRY

STUDENTS WILL HAVE HOMEWORK WEEK 21 AND IT WILL BE DUE ON FRIDAY.


WE WILL HAVE A POP QUIZ SOMETIME THIS WEEK!


MATH:

WE WILL REVIEW OUR GEOMETRY WE HAVE BEEN DOING THE LAST 2 WEEKS. THERE WILL BE A GEOMETRY TEST ON FRIDAY!

Science Homework Week 21

8.P.1.2 Periodic Table Week 21 Homework


Periodic Table

atomic number

atomic mass

period

group

family

metals

nonmetals

metalloids

noble gases

reactivity

halogen

Dmitri Mendeleev


1.Which element is a member of the halogen family?

A helium B. oxygen C. sodium D. chlorine


2. A material can be identified by its behavior when chemically combined. Which property BEST supports this statement?

A density B. reactivity C. specific heat D. melting point


3. A chemist is looking for an element that reacts similarly to the element lithium. Which would be the BEST choice?

A gold b. neon C. fluorine D. sodium


4. Which BEST describes a row of elements in the periodic table?

A column B. family C. group D. period


5. Which BEST describes elements found in a column of the periodic table?

A the elements have the same size atom

B the elements have the same atomic number

C the elements have similar chemical properties

D the elements are all found naturally in the same physical state


6. Which BEST describes Groups 3 (IIIB) through 12(IIB) of the periodic table?

A alkaline earth metals C. metalloids

B transition metals D. nonmetals


7. Which BEST explains why the alkali metals are the most reactive group in the periodic table?

A they are radioactive

B they have complete outer energy levels

C they have the highest atomic masses of any elements

D they have only one electron in their outer energy level


8. Which element is MORE LIKELY to react with sodium?

A magnesium B. aluminum C. oxygen D. radon


9. Which element is in the same family as chlorine and fluorine?

A hydrogen B. lithium C. oxygen D. bromine



10. Where on the periodic table is a metal element MOST LIKELY found?

A middle B. bottom C. left side D. right side


11. What do the atomic numbers represent?

A number of atoms B. number of protons C. number of neutrons


12. Which property of matter can easily be determined by looking at the periodic table?

A density B. solubility C. melting point D. chemical reactivity


13. Which property would be MOST USEFUL in placing a newly discovered element in Group 18 (VIIIA) on the periodic table?

A reactivity B. malleability C. conductivity D. nonreactivity


14. Johnny is trying to identify a sample of a highly reactive nonmetal. With which elements would his sample MOST LIKELY be found on the periodic table?

A neon and radon

B fluorine and bromine

C silicon and phosphorus

D sodium and magnesium


15. Which is a property of metalloids?

A the ability to be pulled into long wires

B the ability to be hammered into sheets

C the ability to be a liquid at room temperature

D the ability to conduct electricity under certain conditions


16. Which best describes how the current periodic table is arranged?

A by atomic mass

B by atomic number

C in alphabetical order by element symbol

D in numerical order by number of neutrons in the nucleus


17. Sodium reacts with water. Which element is MOST LIKELY to have a similar effect to sodium if it is exposed to water?

A carbon B. oxygen C. lithium


18. Which BEST describes the reactivity of metals when moving from left to right on the periodic table?

A they become less reactive

B they become more reactive

C the reactivity remains the same

D the reactivity decreases, then increases

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