Alkali Metals

Group 1

What are Alkali Metals and Where can they be found?

Alkali Metals are in Group 1 of the Periodic Table. They are shiny, soft and highly reactive. They can be cut easily due to their softness and they are all highly reactive metals at standard temperatures and pressure. The Alkali Metals are made up of Lithium, Sodium, Potassium, Rubidium, Cesium, and Francium. All of these metals can be found freely in nature.

What are they used for?

Alkali Metals are used in many things. These items range from Streetlights, Soaps, Detergents, Fertilizers, supplements, all the way to atomic clocks!