Alkaline Earth Metals

Group 2

Facts About Alkaline Earth Metals

Alkaline Earth Metals are in the 2nd group in the periodic table. They consist of Beryllium (Be), Magnesium (Mg), Calcium (Ca), Strontium (Sr), Barium (Ba), and Radium (Ra). In their outer most orbit there is only two electrons. They are used for flares, fireworks, and x-rays.