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. […]
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’, […]
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 […]
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 […]
The 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 […]