Skip to main content

If you like us, please share us on social media or tell your professor. Consider building or adopting a Wikitext for your course like Prof. Dianne Bennett from Sacramento City College demonstrates in this video or Prof. Delmar Larsen from UC Davis in this video.

Chemwiki

p-Block Elements

The p-block contains groups 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, and 18, with the exception of Helium. (Helium is part of the s block.) The principal quantum number “n” fills the p orbital. There is a maximum of six electrons that can occupy the p orbital.