Words Of Foreign Origin
Metals and Non-Metals
Metals can be easily shaped into wires. This property of metals is called
Metals can be easily shaped into thin flat sheets. This characteristic of metals is called
Iron reacts with atmospheric oxygen and moisture to form iron oxide, which is commonly known as
Sodium reacts vigorously with water and oxygen, and produces so much heat that it catches fire! That’s why sodium is stored in
Metals react with bases, such as sodium hydroxide, to produce hydrogen gas.
Silicon and carbon are solids; bromine is a
Non-metals are non-lustrous, non-malleable and ductile.
Non-metals do not produce any sound when hit, which means they are not sonorous
Phosphorus is a very reactive non-metal
The reaction of non-metals with bases is complex.
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