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Uses of Some Element

Describe Uses of Named Elements

ElementUses
Selenium -Conducts electricity and helps immune system fight infections -Found in: -Solar cells -Light Meters -Photographic Materials -Copy Machines -Medicine to fight cancer, heart attacks + -Grains, seafood, meat, poultry
Mercury -Lowest Melting Point of Metal -Only liquid metal at room temp -Used in thermometers and barometers
Chlorine -Kill bacteria in drinking water + pools -Plastic -PVC
Selenium -Conducts electricity and helps immune system fight infections -Found in: -Solar cells -Light Meters -Photographic Materials -Copy Machines -Medicine to fight cancer, heart attacks + -Grains, seafood, meat, poultry
Mercury -Lowest Melting Point of Metal -Only liquid metal at room temp -Used in thermometers and barometers
Chlorine -Kill bacteria in drinking water + pools -Plastic -PVC
Plutonium -Fuel in a nuclear power plants
Tungsten -Highest Melting Point of Metal -Does not melt when a current passes through it -Glass-to-metal seals
Aluminum -Soft Drink Cans -Cookware -Baseball Bats -ETC
Silicon -Semiconductor - conducts energy better than nonmetals, but not as good as metals -Computer Chips
Americium -Smoke Detectors
Cerium -Makes up 50% of alloy, which is a misch metal,which is in lighters.
Boron -Cookware that can be moved from fridge to oven without cracking
Plutonium -Fuel in a nuclear power plants
Nickel -Batteries -Cadmium
Aluminum -Soft Drink Cans -Cookware -Baseball Bats -ETC
Xenon
Americium -Smoke Detectors
Boron -Cookware that can be moved from fridge to oven without cracking
Nickel -Batteries -Cadmium
Phosphorous -Required by living things -White can't be exposed to air or it explodes into flames -Red ignites from heat caused by friction from matches -Essential for healthy teeth and bones -Fertilizer
Xenon -When combined with other noble gasses, it creates a bulb that lasts longer than others not using this mixture -Strobe Lights -Used to be used in photographic flash cubes
Lead -Used in aprons to protect torso from X-rays -Car batteries -Low-Melting Alloys -Protective Shielding around Nuclear Reactors ETC
Chromium -Paints -Comes from chroma, meaning color
Created by: harrylover10