Wanted: Calcium

Wanted for:

. Producing the minerals contained in bones, shells and teeth.

. Playing an important role in muscle contraction, transmitting messages through the nerves, and the release of hormones.

. Helping bones grow rapidly during adolescence.

A.K.A

. Bone Meal

. Calcium Hydroxyapatite

. Ca

Description

. A soft gray alkaline earth metal

. Atomic mas: 40.078 ± 0.004 u

. Atomic Number: 20

.Metal

. Appears at 1,547.6 F at room temerature

Report of Calcium's First Arrest

H umphry Davy (1788-1829) was a major contributor to the field of electrochemistry. This is the science involving the relation of electricity to chemical changes. He is best known for discovering calcium, sodium, potassium, magnesium, strontium, and barium. He also discovered nitrous oxide and two types of lamps.

Last Seen:

. Hanging out with Scandium and Potassium

. Found in Tofu, which gives strength

Calcium's Best Pals

Warning!

Calcium is not poisonous/dangerous

Refrences (Bibliography)

www.chemistryexplained.com


Calcium and Magnesium Book


www.whfoods.com