Aluminum 4 dayz

By Kaiyah Chaney and Hannah Byers

Aluminum

Atomic symbol: Al

Atomic number: 13

Atomic mass; 26.982

Protons: 13

Neutrons: 14

Electrons:13

Valence electrons: 3

Group:13

Period:3

Reaction: When stripped of its oxide layer it burns in oxygen with a bright white flame, and forming trioxide aluminum.

Who discovered it: Hans Christian Orstead

When was it discovered: 1825

Where can it be found: Australia, Brazil, China, India, Guinea, Indonesia, Jamaica, Russia, Suriname

Physical features: Soft, durable, lightweight, non-magnetic,silver or dull grey( depends on how smooth the surface is)

Common uses: Aluminum foil, transportation, paint, some guitar necks, kitchen utensils, cans