Lesson: Reactions of Alkali Metals
In this lesson, we will learn how to write equations for the reactions of alkali metals with oxygen and water and explain trends in reactivity.
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Worksheet: 3 Questions • 1 Video
Freshly cut lithium tarnishes in air in under a minute. With which substance is lithium reacting when it tarnishes?
Why are the alkali metals lithium, sodium, and potassium stored under oil?
What is the molecular formula of the compound produced when lithium reacts with oxygen gas?