Sodium (Na, "Natrium" In Latin)
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Uses of Sodium
I could write a whole essay on uses for Sodium, however there are some basic, important uses, such as; Paper, Glass, Soap, Petroleum, Textiles, and Chemical/Metal Industrious uses.
Basic Information (description)
Sodium is an element in group 1, or the "alkali metals" and is very reactive to any atoms in group 17's elements. Sodium is a +1 Ion and it's atomic mass is 22.98976928 (2) plus it's atomic number is 11 meaning that an atom of sodium has 11 Protons. Sodium is a silvery white color.
Sodium Inside Me?
Sodium is a vital element required by the human body, and cuases nerve movement in all animals. The human body requires a diet with a sensible amount of Sodium, without it, you could die.
Sodium Surrounding Us?
Sodium is never found as a "native" element in nature because of it's high reactivity, however it is the sixth most abundant element in the Earth's crust.