Element Project by Veronia Patino
Atomic Mass: 12.0107
Atomic Number: 6
# of Protons, Electrons & Neutrons: 6
# of valance electrons: 4
Carbon is a nonmetal it is located in the periodic table in group 14 and period 2.
His electron configuration is [He]2s22p2.
Carbon bonds with Hydrogen, Oxygen, Hydrogen, Sulfur, Phosphorus & Halogens.
It forms Carbon dioxide (CO2), Carbon monoxide (CO), Carbon disulfide (CS2), Chloroform (CHCI3), Carbon tetrachloride (CCI4), Methane (CH4)
Carbon is found in nature in the Sun, Stars, & Comets
The Ancients discovered it in 3750BC
Its used as a fuel (coal)
Carbon is important to the human body is about 18% carbon.