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

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