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30 elements sci1

Mr. Waterbury 30 elements symbol and description

H 1 hydrogen. lightest most common element
He 2 helium. noble gas non reactive
Li 3 lithium. very reactive in batteries and antidepressents.
C 6 carbon. makes up bodies.
N 7 nitrogen. makes up 80% of the atmosphere. very explosive
O 8 Oxygen. colorless, tasteless.
F 9 fluorine. Very reactive, in toothpaste to kill germs.
Ne 10 neon. Makes orange/red plasma.
Na 11 sodium. light, reactive, not easiliy found in nature.
Mg 12 magnesium. light, reactive metal.
Al 13 aluminum. most abundent element in the earths crust. Lightweight and strong. (tin cans)
Si 14 silicon. metaloid(sometimes a conducter sometimes not)
P 15 phosphorus. very abundent, reactive, in our bodies.
S 16 sulfer. abundent, essential for life.
Cl 17 chlorine. used in pools to kill germs and bacteria.
K 19 potassium. very reactive metal.
Ca 20 calcium. in milk helps to keep bones strong.
Fe 26 iron. metal, essential for life.
Co 27 cobalt. hard, lusterous metal.
Ni 28 nickel. hard, lusterous and ductile metal
Cu 29 copper. used in pennies because it is very durable.
Zn 30 zinc. essential for life, in vitamins, added to some foods.
Ag 47 silver. has the highest conductivity of any element.
Sn 50 tin. metal common.
I 53 iodine.
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