Radon

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Radon

  1. 1. Period 3RadonBy Terry Patrick
  2. 2. What is Radon•Radon is a chemical element with symbol Rn and atomic number 86.
  3. 3. More About Radon• Melting Point of -71°C• Boiling Point of - 67.7 °C• # of Protons are 86• # of Eletrons are 86• # of Neutrons are 136
  4. 4. Physical Characteristics• It is a radioactive, colorless, odorless, tasteless noble gas, occurring naturally as the decay product of uranium or thorium.
  5. 5. Uses• Treatment for Cancer
  6. 6. Historical Information• Radon was adopted into the Noble Gasses family when discovered by German chemist Friedrich Ernst Dorn. He discovered it when researching radiums decay chain in Germany.
  7. 7. Radon Gas Sale• Buy 100 picocuries of radon and get another 50 picocuries for free• Cost is $5000 per 100 picocuries of randon GET YOURSELF SOME RADON AND AND MAYBE YOU COULD SAVE YOUR SON
  8. 8. Periodicity• Radon belongs to the Noble Gases family• The Placement of Radon is in Group 18 in Period 6
  9. 9. Bibliography• http://chemistry.about.com/od/elementfacts/a/radon.htm• http://www.facts-about.org.uk/science-element-radon.htm• http://www.indoor-air-health-advisor.com/facts-about- radon.html• http://www.wvdhhr.org/rtia/pdf/wv%20basic%20radon%2 0facts.pdf• http://www.aair.com/SimpleTerms_8_Myths.html• http://www.chemicalelements.com/elements/rn.html•By Terry Patrick

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