Noble Gases

By Taylor Funk

What are Noble Gases?

Noble gases are found in group 18 of the periodic table. Helium, neon, argon, krypton, xenon, and radon are all noble gases. These elements all have the maximum number of electrons possible in their outer shell.

Uses of Noble Gases

Noble gases are used in arc welding, to dilute the oxygen in deep-sea divers' gas tanks, and in light bulbs.

Where can noble gases be found?

Noble gases can be found in the Earth's crust and in meteorites.