6.3 Periodic Trends Section Review Worksheet

Atomic radii generally _ as you move from left to right in a period.
decrease

Atomic size _ with atomic number within a group because there are more occupied _ and an increased shielding effect, despite an increase in nuclear _.
increases;
orbitals;
charge

The energy required to remove an electron from an atom is known as _ energy.
ionization

This quantity generally _ as you move from left to right across a period.
increases

Ions form when _ are transferred between atoms.
electrons

Cations are always _ than the atoms from which they form.
smaller

The ability of an atom to attract electrons when it is in a compound is called _, and this value _ as you move from left to right across a period.
electronegativity;
increases