601, 2014

Element Infographics – Group 7

January 6th, 2014|

This graphic looks at the halogens, found in Group 7 of the Periodic Table. This group consists of the elements fluorine, chlorine, bromine, iodine and astatine – the as yet unnamed artificial element 117, ununpentium, may also be a halogen. As always, the following are a few interesting nuggets of information too long to fit into the graphic itself. […]

401, 2014

Element Infographics – Group 6

January 4th, 2014|

This latest graphic looks at the elements of Group 6. Unlike with Groups 3, 4 where ‘Crystallogens’ and ‘Icosagens’ are alternative names that are not officially recognised by IUPAC, ‘Chalcogens’ is an IUPAC accepted name for Group 6. Go figure. The ‘ch’ is pronounced as a hard c, like the ‘ch’ in ‘chemistry’, […]

201, 2014

Element Infographics – Group 5

January 2nd, 2014|

The latest of the element infographics looks at the Group 5 elements. They are referred to more commonly as the Nitrogen Group rather than the Pnictogens, although this more archaic name seems to find more use than the archaic names of Groups 3 & 4. There is, once again, an interesting fact that […]

2912, 2013

Element Infographics – Group 4

December 29th, 2013|

This latest infographic focuses on the Group 4 (Group 14 in IUPAC nomenclature) elements. Again, the name ‘crystallogens’ is technically not recognised by IUPAC – nor is ‘tetragens’, the other archaic name – but ‘the carbon group’ just doesn’t have the same ring to it.

One extra fact to add for the curious: although tin has […]

2612, 2013

Element Infographics – Group 3

December 26th, 2013|

┬áThe latest in the series of infographics on groups in the periodic table, this one looks at some general information on Group 3. I’m aware that, technically (according to IUPAC) it should be referred to as Group 13; however, since these infographics are intended to be used in a secondary school classroom, and […]

2212, 2013

Element Infographics – Group 2

December 22nd, 2013|

The second of a series of infographics on the groups of the periodic table, here some general properties of the group 2 elements are examined. As stated previously, these are primarily aimed at secondary school students, hence the relative simplicity and generality of the information presented.

If you want to download this […]