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Identifty the chemical symbol: H

Hydrogen

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Identifty the chemical symbol: B

Boron

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Identifty the chemical symbol: Si

Silicon

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Identifty the chemical symbol: Ne

Neon

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Identify the only metal that is a liquid at room temperature.

Mercury (Hg)

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Identifty the chemical symbol: O

Oxygen

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Identify the 3 magnetic metals

Iron

Nickel

Cobalt

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Identifty the chemical symbol: Hg

Mercury

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What is an element?

A substance that cannot be broken down into other substances (a type of atom)

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Identifty the chemical symbol: Lithium

Li

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Identifty the chemical symbol: P

Phosphorous

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Identifty the chemical symbol: K

Potassium

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Identifty the chemical symbol: Na

Sodium

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Identifty the chemical symbol: N

Nitrogen

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Identifty the chemical symbol: C

Carbon

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Identifty the chemical symbol: S

Sulfur

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Identifty the chemical symbol: Fe

Iron

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Identifty the chemical symbol: Ca

Calcium

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What is a compound?

2 or more atoms of different elements strongly bonded together.

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Identifty the chemical symbol: Ar

Argon

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What is an atom?

 

The smallest part of an element that can exist

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Identifty the chemical symbol: Cl

Chlorine

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Identifty the chemical symbol: Be

Beryllium

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Identifty the chemical symbol: Au

Gold

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Identifty the chemical symbol: Ag

Silver

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Why do some chemical symbols not contain the same letters as their element? e.g. Fe = iron

Because they are based on the elemtns latin name e.g.

Fe = Ferrum = Latin for Iron

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Identifty the chemical symbol: Mg

Magnesium

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Identifty the chemical symbol: F

Fluorine

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What is a chemical symbol?

A one or two letter code for an element e.g. Mg = magnesium

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Identifty the chemical symbol: Al

Aluminium