12 terms

6th grade Science Unit 2 Ch. 3 Section 2

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malleable
a term used to describe msterial that can be hammered or rolled into shape
ductile
a term used to describe a material that can be pulled out into a long wire
conductor
a substance that transmits heat or electricity easily
magnetic
a characteristic of those metals that are attracted to magnets and can be made into magnets
reactivity
the ease and speed with which one element or compound combines with other elements and compounds
corrosion
the gradual wearing away of a metal element due to a chemical reaction
alloy
a mixture of two or more metals
alkali metal
an element in group 1 of the periodic table
alkaline earth metal
an element in group 2 of the periodic table
transition metal
an element in group 3 through 12 of the periodic table
lanthanide
an element in the first row of the rare earth elements in the periodic table
actinide
an element in the second row of the rare earth elements in the periodic table