Group 16 Elements

Isaiah Jennings and Nkosi Summers

ELEMENTS IN THIS GROUP (16)

Oxygen(O)

Sulfur(S)

Selenium(Se)

Tellurium(Te)

polonium(Po)

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Description of each element Oxygen

Atomic number : 8

Atomic mass : 15.999

symbol: (o)

uses:to breathe air,blow up balloons, takes up space

who discover it:Joseph Priestly

Number of valence Electrons:6

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Sulfur

Atomic number:16

Atomic mass:32.066

symbol: (s)

uses:black gunpowder, matches, fireworks, and treatment of certain skin diseases

who discovered it: known since ancient times

Number of Valence Electrons:6

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Selenium

Atomic number:34

Atomic mass:78.96

symbol: (Se)

uses:Brazil nuts, Element coin, High purity rod, selenium-red glaze on vase

who discovered it:Johan Gottlieb Gahn and Jons Jacob Berzelius

Number of Valence Electrons:6

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Tellurium

Atomic number: 52

Atomic mass:127.60

symbol: (Te)

uses: Improve copper and stainless steel

who discover it: Franz- Joseph Muller Von Reichenstein

Number of Valence Electrons: 6

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Polonium

Atomic number: 84


Atomic mass:209

symbol: (Po)

uses: Atomic heat source and anti-static brushes

who discovered it: Pierre Curie and Marie Curie

Number of Valence Electrons:6

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PICTURES OF EACH ELEMENTS

WHAT DO THESE ELEMENT HAVE IN COMMON?

Each of the elements in this group have 6 valence electrons

Located in their outer shell

all elements in this group are different colors

SOURCES

apchemcyhs.wikis.com images

pictures google images

Chemical Elements.com(all information)