carbon

by Abbie Wilson

about the element

element-carbon

atomic number- 6

atomic mass- 12

protons-6

neutrons- 6

electrons- 6

valence electrons- 4

group number-14

group name-carbon group

carbon reacts with water acids and the halogens group and air

chemical properties- only needs one valence electron and very reactive

physical properties- poor conductors non malleable dull and brittle

nonmetal

the sixth most abundant element in the universe it was created in ancient times