Aluminium

By: Kaiyah Chaney And Hannah Byers

Atomic Number: 13

Atomic symbol:Al

Atomic Mass: 26,982

Number of Protons:13

Number of Neutrons: 14

Number of electrons: 13

Reaction with other elements: Sodium hydroxide and hydrogen gas

Who discovered it: Hans Christian Orstead

When was it discovered: 1825

Where can it be found: Australia, Brazil,China,India,Guinea,Indonesia,Jamaica,Russia,Suriname

4 physical features: Soft, Durable, Lightweight, Non-magnetic, Silver or dull gray (depends on how smooth surface is)

How it is used (common uses)

Aluminum foil

transportation

paint

some guitar necks

kitchen pots and pans

cans

Valence electrons: 3

Group: 13

Period: 3