Element Facts

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

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