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

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