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Diamonds, graphite and coal are all made of this element
Comes from Greek word for lazy
Found in air, water and sand
Most of the air we breathe
Found in chalk, limestone, plaster, concrete, bones, and teeth.
Used to make coins, jewelry, mirrors, silverware, photographic film and electronic components.
Used for fishing weights, batteries, and for protection against X-rays
Bananas contain a lot of this element
Found in red blood cells and in rust (not oxygen)
Used in creating rubber
Used in matches, fireworks, fertilizers and detergents
Bonds with sodium to make table salt
Used as a disinfectant
Used in sparklers
Used to make heat-resistant glass
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Used for coins, jewelry, dentistry, and electrical parts that need to conduct electricity
Mixed with copper to make bronze
Used to make computer chips
Is put into toothpaste to fight cavities
Used in very small batteries
Used for protecting metals such as iron and steel
Found in emeralds.
Bonds with chlorine to make table salt
Mixed with zinc makes brass.
Comes from the Latin word meaning “liquid silver.”
Used in balloons, blimps and scuba diving tanks.
Used in lights and lasers, comes from Greek word new
Used in airplanes because it is so light and strong
Name comes from German word meaning “Satan’s copper”
Most abundant element in the Universe

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