Alkaline Earth Metals

by: Sierrah Callaway

What are they?

Alkaline Earth metals are in the second group of the periodic table. They are silvery and soft materials, they react in under standard conditions, these metals have two outer valence electrons which they readily lose. The elements that are earth metals Calcium, Barium, Strontium, Beryllium, Radium, and Magnesium,

What are they used for? Where can you find them?

Alkaline Earth Metals have radioactivity, it is used in toothpaste, drinking water and many other products. It has calcium and that is goof for the bones and Strontium is used to manufacture fireworks, and radium is used for medical treatments. These play a huge part in what helps us now in days. You can find these in things you probably use in everyday life.