Poor corrosion resistance
Hard and strong
Low boiling points
Akali Earth Metals
Tested for using the flame test
Found in their pure states
Cut with a knife
Reacts strongly with iodine
High melting point
Most common metal in Earth's crust
The periodic table arranges all the elements in groups according to their properties.
The periodic table catalogs reactions among elements.
Hydrogen is often separated because it is not technically an alkali metal
All of the elements in the same group have similar PROPERTIES