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Properties of Group 6A Elements

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Properties of Group 6A Elements

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You will get to learn about the major groups of elements found in the Periodic Table and their properties. Gain further understanding of how the structure of the Periodic Table can help you see trends in the properties of elements.

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Now You Know

After completing this tutorial, you will be able to complete the following:

  • Explain the properties of p-block elements.
  • Explain the properties of Group 6A elements.

Everything You'll Have Covered

Which element is the most electronegative of Group 6A?

Oxygen is the most electronegative element of the five elements in the group.

When it works in tandem with Vitamin E, what role does selenium play in the body?

When selenium and Vitamin E work together, they can effectively prevent cell damage.

How is tellurium used?

Tellurium is used in various alloys made with steel and copper.

What makes polonium different from the other elements in Group 6A?

Polonium is different from the other elements in Group 6A because it is unstable and its isotopes are radioactive.

Tutorial Details

Approximate Time 2 Minutes
Pre-requisite Concepts Students should be able to define the following terms: chemical properties, chemistry, and cysteine.
Course Physical Science
Type of Tutorial Animation
Key Vocabulary oxygen, polonium, selenium