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Elements are classified based on similarities, differences, and trends in their properties, including their chemical reactions. The reactions of alkali and alkaline earth metals with water are pretty spectacular chemical reactions. Mixtures bubble and boil, fizz and hiss, and may even smoke and burn. Introduce the study of the periodic table and periodic trends with this exciting demonstration of the activity of metals.


  • Periodic Table
  • Periodic Trends
  • Metal Reactivity