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CalciumBy: Devin Carver
General Info… Chemical  Symbol = Ca Atomic # is 20 Atomic weight is 40.078 AMU Density is 1.55 g/cm3
# of Protons and Neutrons Protons is 20 Neutrons is 20 Isotopes is 40
Uses of Calcium Many different uses of calcium Maintaining a healthy body:     Regular heartbeat     Clotting blood  ...
Important to Health? Recommended       calcium intake=1,300  mg per day Reduces risk of acquiring cancer Big contributo...
Dangerous? Not dangerous in moderation, in fact  Calcium is necessary for proper health Can pose threat if calcium  supp...
Where is it Found? Food:      Dairy products - milk, cheese, yogurt      Vegetables - spinach, kale, arugula      Frui...
Fun Facts… Calcium is the 5th most abundant  element on the crust. It makes up  more than 3% of the crust. The name Calc...
Bibliography   http://physics.nist.gov/PhysRefData/Handbook/Tables/calciumtable1.h   http://education.jlab.org/itselemen...
Bibliography   http://physics.nist.gov/PhysRefData/Handbook/Tables/calciumtable1.h   http://education.jlab.org/itselemen...
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Calcium

  1. 1. CalciumBy: Devin Carver
  2. 2. General Info… Chemical Symbol = Ca Atomic # is 20 Atomic weight is 40.078 AMU Density is 1.55 g/cm3
  3. 3. # of Protons and Neutrons Protons is 20 Neutrons is 20 Isotopes is 40
  4. 4. Uses of Calcium Many different uses of calcium Maintaining a healthy body:  Regular heartbeat  Clotting blood  Contracting muscles  Etc. Preventing certain diseases, conditions, or ailments like:  Pre-eclampsia  Heartburn  Highcholesterol  Lyme disease
  5. 5. Important to Health? Recommended calcium intake=1,300 mg per day Reduces risk of acquiring cancer Big contributor to reducing pain,irritation, and disease Builds strong bones  Prevents Osteoporosis when older
  6. 6. Dangerous? Not dangerous in moderation, in fact Calcium is necessary for proper health Can pose threat if calcium supplements are mistreated
  7. 7. Where is it Found? Food:  Dairy products - milk, cheese, yogurt  Vegetables - spinach, kale, arugula  Fruits - figs, limes, oranges, kumquats In biotic factors:  Animals - bones,muscles, and nerves  plants In nature:  Rocks  Chalk  Seashells
  8. 8. Fun Facts… Calcium is the 5th most abundant element on the crust. It makes up more than 3% of the crust. The name Calcium comes from the Latin word "calcis" meaning lime.
  9. 9. Bibliography http://physics.nist.gov/PhysRefData/Handbook/Tables/calciumtable1.h http://education.jlab.org/itselemental/ele020.html http://www.cdc.gov/nutrition/everyone/basics/vitamins/calcium.html http://van.physics.illinois.edu/qa/listing.php?id=973 http://howmanyarethere.net/how-many-different-usage-of-calcium-in-hu http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calcium http://www.webmd.com/vitamins- supplements/ingredientmono-781-calcium.aspx? activeIngredientId=781&activeIngredientName=calcium http://www.niams.nih.gov/health_info/bone/bone_health/nutriti on/ http://www.livestrong.com/article/260867-calcium-in- vegetables-fruits/
  10. 10. Bibliography http://physics.nist.gov/PhysRefData/Handbook/Tables/calciumtable1.h http://education.jlab.org/itselemental/ele020.html http://www.cdc.gov/nutrition/everyone/basics/vitamins/calcium.html http://van.physics.illinois.edu/qa/listing.php?id=973 http://howmanyarethere.net/how-many-different-usage-of-calcium-in-hu http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calcium http://www.webmd.com/vitamins- supplements/ingredientmono-781-calcium.aspx? activeIngredientId=781&activeIngredientName=calcium http://www.niams.nih.gov/health_info/bone/bone_health/nutriti on/ http://www.livestrong.com/article/260867-calcium-in- vegetables-fruits/

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