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Silver (Ag)

Science project
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Ashley Collins

on 14 February 2013

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Transcript of Silver (Ag)

Silver Introduction to the element
Chemical Symbol: Ag

Metal or Non-metal: Metal

Atomic Number: 47

Group Number: 11

Period Number: 5

Family: Transition metal History Of The Element Who discovered the element? Silver was discovered by the ancients. There is no one scientist who discovered Silver because it has been around for thousands of years. History Of The Element When was your element discovered? Silver has been around for thousands and thousands of years. History Of The Element Where Did The Name Of The Element Come From? Properties and uses of the element State- Silver is a solid at room temperature (25 degrees Celsius)

Colour- Silver is a metallic color tone resembling gray that is a representation of the color of polished silver

Melting point- 961.8 °C

Boiling point- 2,162 °C.

Density-10.501 grams per cubic centimeter
What are some of its main uses? Properties And Uses Of The Element Sterling silver is used for jewelry and silverware. Silver is used for dental alloys, solder, electrical contacts, and batteries. Silver is used to makes mirrors and is also used to produce coins. Is your element helpful or hazardous to the environment? Humans? If so, How? Properties And Uses Of The Element Silver is from the Latin word "argentum" meaning silver.


ArGentum (Ag) All About Silver Did you know? •In many cultures, and some alchemical texts, silver was associated with the Moon while gold was associated with the Sun.
•Silver has the highest electrical conductivity of all metals.
•Silver has the highest thermal conductivity of all metals.
•Silver halide crystals darken when exposed to light. This process was vital to photography.
•Silver is slightly harder (less malleable) than gold.
•Silver nitrate has been used to prevent infection in burns and other wounds. Watch The Following Video From The Amazing Website "The Periodic Table Of Videos" Silver (Ag) http://www.periodicvideos.com/ HUMANS:
Eye contact: may cause severe corneal injury if liquid comes in contact with the eyes.
Skin contact: may cause skin irritation. Repeated and prolonged contact with skin may cause allergic dermatitis.
Inhalation hazards: exposure to high concentrations of vapors may cause dizziness, breathing difficulty, headaches or respiratory irritation.
Extremely high concentrations may cause drowsiness, staggering, confusion, unconsciousness, coma or death. ENVIRONMENT:
Silver has germicidal effects and kills many lower organisms effectively without harm to higher animals Strengths
-SilverMan is malleable, Therefore he can bend more then a normal person can!
-It has the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of all metals. That is why we gave him red hair to present fire or extreme heat. His hair can conduct heat rather quickly and start a fire anywhere he wishes! (His hands can shoot fireballs at his opponent as well!)
-SilverMan is also very strong!
-SilverMan can also conduct electricity very well!
-SilverMan can also reflect his opponents powers back on his opponent because Silver has the highest optical reflectivity of any metal.

Weaknesses
-SilverMan tarnishes very easily and that is one of the only weaknesses of this amazing superhero!
-SilverMans weakness: rubber (because it doesn't conduct)


(Silverman has a beard because hes one of the oldest superhero in the world! But still one of the best!) Weaknesses and Strengths of SilverMan Our Superhero Introducing SilverMan! Silver By: Ashley and Jessica Caution! Very Hot! Introducing SilverMan who is SilverMan? Silverman is a brave and very noble superman. He has depended the world for thousands and thousands of years and is in fact the oldest superman in the world! He catches his arch enemy off guard every time by his incredible electricity and fire! SilverMan is also helped out by his kind sidekick squirrel Chip! Together they defend the world and save all of mankind!
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