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The molecular world
The molecular world

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2.3 Elements on parade: an audiovisual interlude

Here you have the opportunity of viewing seven video sequences which show both reactions and properties of some chemical elements. The seven sequences provide examples of the way in which Periodic Tables such as Figures 17 or 18 elicit similarities or patterns in chemical behaviour.

The following video clip takes a look at the alkali metals.

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The following video clip compares the four halogens.

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The following video clip shows the process of burning a diamond.

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The following video clip takes a look at the oxidation states of vanadium.

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The following video clip provides a brief introduction to the lanthanides.

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The following video clip describes the oxidation states of uranium.

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The following video clip describes the separation of uranium from plutonium.

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