Oxygen

By-- Emily Rayl

Atomic Number

8-

Atomic Mass

15.9994 grams per. mole

*1 mole in chemestry has 6.022*10.23 molecules and weighs about 17 grams.

Chemical Symbol

O

Who decoverd my element?

Joseph Prietley and Carl Wilhem Scheele.

Common uses of my elements.

Oxidizer-Rocket Propulion-Medicine-Welding-Oxygen for air for breathing.

Is it a solid, liquid, or gas.

Gas.

Fun Facts

  • Animals and plants require oxygen for respiration
  • Oxygen gas is colorless, orderless, and tasteless
  • Liquid and solid oxygen and pale Blue
  • Oxygen is a nonmetal
  • Oxygen gas is normally is the divalent molecule O2. Ozone O3 is another form of pure oxygen.
  • Oxygen supports combustion
  • Oxygen is paramagnetic
  • Approximagnetic 2/3 of the mass of the human body is oxygen
  • Excited oxygen is responsible for the bright red bright yellow-green colors of aurora
  • Oxygen was the atomic weight standard for the other elements until 1961 when it was replaced by carbon 12