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Old 12-29-2005, 01:59 PM
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Lightbulb Alkali metals

they are soft metals you can cut them with a knife!!

They react violently with water

Wierd i was reading and I came across these facts and I was amazed
because I never would have thought there was a metal you could cut.

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What do you mean by "violently in water?"
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Old 12-31-2005, 01:49 PM
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If you put them in water the water starts to pop, bubble, and go all over the place. The metal sizzles.
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a soft metal is mercury!!!! Im not sure how it reacts with water though.
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how may elements are in this group?
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Alkali metals are the first colum in the periodic table of the elements. My favorite part about them is ther are so reactive, they catch on fire if exposed to oxygen. The ironic thing is you can keep them stable by storing them in kerosine.
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