Mercury

sarah mayes

History of Hercury

-mercury is named after the planet mercury

-people knew about mercury before 200 B.C

-people back then used mercury in ointments

information

USES

-barometers

-diffusion pumps

-batteries

-vaper lamps

DESCRIPTION

-metallic

-silvery white

BIOLOGY

-not found in humans

PROPERTIES

-liquid at room temp

INTERESTION FACTS

-danger at higher temp

-liquid at room temp

-sometimes called quicksilver