Silicon

$5.40 per 100g

Silicon uses

You can use it to make molds just heat it up to its melting point and put an object in it, wait till its cool and remove the object, and fill it with plaster congratulations you made a mold using Silicon

Purchasing

The best way to get silicon, is to order it online. You can either google it or go to Amazon.com.

FACTS

The symbol for silicon is Si. Its atomic number is 14. The atomic mass is 28. number of protons, neutrons, and electrons is 14.

Its Nonmetal

discovered by Jons Jacob Berzelins in 1824

Interesting information

second most abundant element in the earths crust

never occures as a free element

eighth most abundant in the universe

when mixed with oxygen, it creates silica

Important ingredient to make steel

discovered in 1824