Difference in Properties

Kally Wilson

Properties of Metals

  • High electrical conductivity
  • High thermal conductivity
  • High density
  • Malleable
  • Ductile
  • Deforming under stress without cleaving
The five types of metals on the periodic table are: Nickel, copper, cobalt, gold and gallium
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Properties of Non-Metals

  • Do not conduct electricity or heat well
  • Brittle
  • Not easily molded into shapes
Five nonmetals include: nitrogen, oxygen, helium, sulfur and chlorine

Properties of Metalloids

  • Share characteristics with both metals and nonmetals
  • Semi-conductors (insulate+conduct energy)
Five metalloids include: boron, silicon, germanium, arsenic and antimony
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