Alkaline Earth Metals
What are Alkaline Earth Metals?
Where are they found?
What are they used for?
Magnesium is used in antacids, on aircraft, and in meals that our soldiers eat.
Calcium is essential to our health, and it is used in making concrete.
Strontium is used in television tubes and firework production.
Barium is used in paint, wires, light bulbs, rat poison, and glass.
Radium is also used in paints, and it is also used in radiation treatment for cancer.
They have 2 valence electrons.
Radium is very rare.