Oxygen

Patrick Grden

Basic Info

  • It is classified as non-metallic, and it in group 6 and period 2
  • It has an atomic wieght of 16 and it's atomic number is 8
  • It's symbol is O

Interesting Facts

  • It is colorless, odorless, and tasteless
  • It makes up two-thirds of the human body
  • It's name originated from Greece meaning Acid Former

History

The Oxygen element was discovered by Joseph Priestly and Carl Sheele by 1774 in Sweden.