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Nitrogen

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  • 1. Nitrogen By: James Garringer
  • 2. General Information <ul><li>Symbol: N </li></ul><ul><li>Atomic Number:7 </li></ul><ul><li>Atomic Mass: 14 </li></ul><ul><li>Group Name: Pnictogen </li></ul><ul><li>Group Number: 15 </li></ul><ul><li>Boiling Point:-195.8 degrees C(-320.44 degrees F) </li></ul><ul><li>Melting Point:-209.9 degrees C(-345.81 degrees F) </li></ul><ul><li>Nonmetal </li></ul>
  • 3. Classification <ul><li>Nitrogen belongs to the non metal group of elements in the periodic table </li></ul>
  • 4. History <ul><li>David Rutherford discovered Nitrogen in 1772 in Scotland </li></ul><ul><li>Its name comes from the Greek words &quot;nitron genes“ which means “nitre” and “forming” </li></ul>
  • 5. Characteristics <ul><li>Nitrogen is colorless </li></ul><ul><li>It has no hardness because it’s a gas </li></ul><ul><li>Gases don’t have elasticity </li></ul>
  • 6. Isotopes and Hazards <ul><li>Nitrogen has two naturally occurring isotopes: N-14 and N-15 </li></ul><ul><li>Hazards are nitrogen isn’t very good for breathing it’s called “the killing air” </li></ul><ul><li>Liquid nitrogen will kill you or rather freeze you </li></ul>
  • 7. Compounds Where Nitrogen Can be found <ul><li>In most foods </li></ul><ul><li>Explosives </li></ul><ul><li>Fertilizers </li></ul><ul><li>Ammonia </li></ul><ul><li>Nitric Acid </li></ul>
  • 8. Some uses <ul><li>Used by plants as in by fertilizer </li></ul><ul><li>Used in fertilizer </li></ul><ul><li>Contributes to ammonia </li></ul><ul><li>Also used in Laboratories </li></ul>
  • 9. Minerals It’s found in <ul><li>Sodium </li></ul><ul><li>Potassium Nitrate </li></ul>
  • 10. Websites <ul><li>www.Google.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.Webelements.com </li></ul>

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