By: Alisha Brown

About Phosphorus

Symbol- P

Atomic number- 15

Atomic mass- 30.974

Cost- $30 per 100g

On the 4th to make a fuss, use fireworks made with phosphorus!

Phosphorus comes from the Greek word for light bearing (Phosphoros)

Interesting facts about Phosphorus

- 6th most abundant element in a living organism

- Pure Phosphorus is colorless

-Some Phosphorus compounds glow in the dark