Students will be able to
- locate different periods, groups, and blocks within the periodic table to become familiar with the structure and purpose of the periodic table,
- list common names for groups of elements in order to find the group and location of specific elements,
- describe the areas of the periodic table where metals, nonmetals, and metalloids can be found,
- link the location of the element to the number of valency electrons and atomic number in order to explain why elements in the same group have similar properties.