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20 Elements 6thgrade

20 common elements with symbol and uses

Element NameElement SymbolAtomic NumberElement Uses
Hydrogen H 1 blimps, fertilizer, rocket fuel
Helium He 2 balloons, blimps, scuba divers
Carbon C 6 pencils, coal, diamonds
Nitrogen N 7 78% of air, liquid coolant
Oxygen O 8 cells need it, fire, steel
Sodium Na 11 street lights, batteries, soda
Aluminum Al 13 doorknobs, foil, cable
Silicon Si 14 solar cells, tools, microchips
Sulfur S 16 matches, fireworks, batteries
Chlorine Cl 17 water purification, bleach, hydrochloric acid
Potassium K 19 fertilizer
Calcium Ca 20 batteries, plaster of Paris
Iron Fe 26 bikes, cars, nails
Nickel Ni 28 coins, silverware, white gold
Copper Cu 29 cable, wire, water pipes
Zinc Zn 30 gutters, batteries
Silver Ag 47 mirrors, batteries, silverware
Tin Sn 50 coins, organ pipes, enamel
Mercury Hg 80 barometers, thermostats, street lights
Gold Au 79 jewelry, dental crowns
Created by: larsonjo