History of Oxygen
Carl Wilhelm Scheele
As you can see here, Oxygen's atomic number is 8. Oxygen's atomic mass if 15.999. The element symbol is O.
Oxygen has 8 electrons, 8 protons, and 8 neutrons.
Spot at the Table
Oxygen is on the top right-hand corner in the middle.
Isoptopes of Oxygen
Oxygen is colorless, odorless, and tasteless. Oxygen is the most abundant chemical element, by mass, in our biosphere, air, sea and land. Oxygen is the third most abundant chemical element in the universe, after hydrogen and helium.
Compounds of Oxygen
Ways Oxygen is Used
- Element Card: Gray, Theodore W. (2008). The Photographic Card Deck of the Elements.
- Elements Book: Gray, Theodore W. (2009). The Elements: A visual exploration of every known atom in the universe. New York: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, Inc.