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Can you name the facts about elements and the periodic table?

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This is the basic unit of an element that cannot be further broken down by chemical means; called the building blocks of matter.
The most common element in the universe.
The second most common element in the universe, rare on earth because it does not form chemical compounds, and is light enough to escape gravity and bleed into space.
Though the body contains more hydrogen atoms than any other element, this is the most common element in the body by mass.
Though there were other tables that organized the elements according to periodic properties, his was the first to gain scientific credibility.
This many elements occur in nature, the rest are man-made.
This was the first element to be made artificially.
This body revises the periodic table as new data becomes available; the most recent table was approved 19 February 2010.
This is the highest unexcited energy level for an electron of that element, and is how the rows of the table are organized.
Columns of elements help distinguish groups; elements within a group share several common properties, often having the same arragement of these.
The majority of elements, over three-quarters, are these, including alkali, alkaline, basic, and transition. and lanthanides and actinides.
The present periodic table has room for this many elements.
The number of elements that have been verified.
Scientists are working on creating and verifying this element (give number) which will change the appearance of the table.
Atoms usually decrease in size as you move from left to right across a row; this is because the size of an atom is determined by the diameter of this.
The modern table orders the elements by this.
Mendeleev's periodic table organized elements by this.
Changing the number of electrons of an element forms these.
Changing the number of neutrons of an element forms these.
Different forms of pure elements, which have different properties from each other, are called this; eg, carbon: diamond, graphite, buckminsterfullerene, and amorphous carbon.
One of only two liquid elements at room temperature; give the one with the smaller atomic number.
The other liquid element, with the larger atomic number.
Originally philosopher/scientists posited four elements, name any one of them.
In a chemical bond, if electrons are relatively equally shared, this type of bond is created.
In a chemical bond, if one atom basically donates electrons to an atom of another element, this type of bond is created.
The number of electrons in the outer shell that forms the most stable configuration.

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