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Magnesium

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Emma H.

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Transcript of Magnesium

Magnesium
When Was Magnesium Discovered? Who Was it Discovered By?
Welcome to.......
The Choose Your Element Show!!!!
First Question
Answer to Second Question
Magnesium was actually named for a Greek District, and was known as Magnesia. The language that Magnesium comes from is the Greek language. Magnesium is a chemical element and is the eighth most abudant element in the Earth's crust.
Answer to Second Question
Magnesium was actually named for a Greek District, and was known as Magnesia. The language that magnesium comes from is the Greek language. Magnesium is a chemical element and is the eighth most abundant element in the Earth's crust.
Third Question
Is Magnesium a metal, non-metal, or a metalloid? To which group/family does Magnesium belong to?
Answer to Third Question
Magnesium is a metal and the group/family that Magnesium belongs to are the Alkaline Earth Metals.
Fourth Question
Where is Magnesium located on the Periodic Table? Which group and period?
Second Question
Where does the name of Magnesium come from? Which language? What is Magnesium's meaning?
Fifth Question
What is the chemical symbol, the atomic number, and the atomic mass of Magnesium?
Answer to Fifth Question
Magnesium's chemical symbol is Mg, its atomic number is 12, and its atomic mass is 24.305.
Answer to First Question
Magnesium was discovered in 1755 by Joseph Black.
Answer to Fourth Question
The group that magnesium is located on is group 3 and the period that magnesium is located on is period 2 in the periodic table.
Sixth Question
What are some physical and chemical properties of Magnesium?
Answer to Sixth Question
Physical
Silvery and White Shade
Magnesium is the lightest
Boiling point is 1090 degrees C
Conducts heat and electricity
2.1% of Earth's crust
Chemical
Reacts at slow pace with cold water
Reacts at fast pace with hot water
Burns rapidly when at room temperature
Reacts with acids and Alkalies
Actively reacts with lots of non-metals
Seventh Question
Is Magnesium found in nature? If so, where would it be found?
Answer to Seventh Question
Magnesium is found in nature, but combined with other things. Magnesium is found in lots of foods, such as green, leafy vegetables, coffee, and tea.
Eighth Question
Is Magnesium used to make anything? Do we encounter Magnesium in our everyday lives? If so, where and how?
Answer to Eighth Question
Magnesium is used to make something, because we use it to put into some of our foods. So, we would encounter Magnesium in our everyday lives, and some foods that Magnesium is in are vegetables, coffee, and tea.
Ninth Question
What are some interesting facts about Magnesium?
Answer to Ninth Question
The word Magnesium, is also related to two other words, such as magnetite and manganese. The metal was first produced by Sir Humphrey Davy in England in 1808. Then, Antoine Bussy prepared it in coherent form in 1831.
Thank you SO much for watching and listening to my presentation!!
Emma's Project Resources
https://www.google.com/#q=when+was+magnesium+discovered
http://www.ask.com/question/how-did-magnesium-get-its-name
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magnesium
Science Notebook (p.31)
www.buzzle.com/articles/chemical-and-physical-properties-of-magnesium.html
answers.ask.com/science/chemistry/where_is_magensium_found_in_nature
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