Oxygen Project

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Oxygen Project

  1. 1. Oxygen Created by: Corey Maynard Period:1
  2. 2. General Information <ul><li>Symbol: O </li></ul><ul><li>Atomic Number: 8 </li></ul><ul><li>Atomic mass: 16 </li></ul><ul><li>Group Name: Chalcogen </li></ul><ul><li>Group Number:16 </li></ul>
  3. 3. Classification of Oxygen <ul><li>Boiling point: -297 degrees F (-183 degrees C) </li></ul><ul><li>Melting point: -361 degrees F (-219 degrees C) </li></ul><ul><li>Class: Non-Metallic </li></ul>
  4. 4. Historical Information <ul><li>Discovered in: 1774 </li></ul><ul><li>Discovered by: Joseph Priestley and Carl Scheele </li></ul><ul><li>Discovered at: England and Sweden </li></ul><ul><li>Word Origin: From the Greek words “oxy genes” meaning “acid” (sharp) and “forming” (acid former) </li></ul>
  5. 5. Additional Information. <ul><li>Oxygen is found in over 45% of earths crust </li></ul><ul><li>Color: None </li></ul><ul><li>Natural isotopes: 16O, 17O, and 18O </li></ul><ul><li>Hazards: Pollution </li></ul>
  6. 6. Elements Oxygen is in. <ul><li>Gold (Au2O3) </li></ul><ul><li>Berkelium (BKO3) </li></ul><ul><li>Platinum (PtO2) </li></ul><ul><li>Plutonium (PuO2) </li></ul><ul><li>Curium (CmO2) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Uses and Availabilities <ul><li>Breathing (animals need it in air or water) </li></ul><ul><li>Oxidation (burns) </li></ul><ul><li>21% of the atmosphere </li></ul><ul><li>Most elements </li></ul><ul><li>Plants and animal respiration </li></ul><ul><li>Nearly all combustion </li></ul><ul><li>No hardness or elasticity </li></ul>
  8. 8. Liquid Oxygen <ul><li>Symbol: Lox, LOX, lox </li></ul><ul><li>Color: pale blue </li></ul><ul><li>Boiling point: 90k (-296 degrees F, -183 degrees C) </li></ul><ul><li>Freezing point: 51k (-233 degrees C) </li></ul><ul><li>Expansion ratio: 861:1 at 68 degrees F (20 degrees C) </li></ul><ul><li>Uses: commercial & military air crafts as source of breathing, rocket fuel </li></ul>
  9. 9. Resources <ul><li>http://www.google.com/firefox?client=firefox-a&rls=org.mozilla : </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liquid_oxygenn-US : </li></ul><ul><li>http://www-safety.deas.harvard.edu/services/oxygen.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://images.search.yahoo.com/search/images?p=oxygen&toggle=1&cop=mss&ei=UTF-8&fr=yfp-t-701 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.answers.com/topic/oxygen </li></ul>

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