Silicon

Only found in the Carbon family and Period 3!

Where to find Silicon on the periodic table.

Silicon belongs to the Carbon family, group 14, and Period 3! Silicon is the seventh most abundant element in the universe. Silicon's atomic number is 14, its mass is 28.0855. Silicon has 14 protons and electrons and neutrons. Symbol is Si.

Where to find Silicon in Nature.

Silicon is not found free in nature but is found in the sun and stars. Silicon also makes 25.7% of the Earth's crust by weight.

Some interesting charactersitics!

Silicon is hard as a mettaloid and very brittle as a crystalline. SIlicon is found in nature mainly as oxide and silicates. Solid form of silicon doesn't react to oxygen, water, and some other acids. SIlicon reacts to halogens. Like water, silicon can freeeze.

Bibliography!

Silicon - The Internet's Favorite Element: Crash Course Chemistry #35

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poster was made by Madisen Mccance on, 17 December 2014.