Nitrogen Group

Group Number 8

Location

The nitrogen group is located on the right hand side of the periodic table.

Shared Physical Properties

Poor conductors of electric current. Violent reactions with alkali metals to form salts. Never in an uncombined form in nature so it is always paired with something.

Valence Electrons

This group has seven valence electrons

Reactivity of the elements in the group

All elements in this group are very reactive with most other elements

Additional Information

Two elements in this group (chlorine and iodine) are used as disinfectants.