*Not critically dangerous
Causing permanent loss of smell when inhaled by the nose.
Zinc is used in sunscreens and ointments.
Found in every tissue of the body and helps make metal, which makes it important.
- Atomic mass is 65.41
- Atomic number is 30
- Zinc is a metal, but in room temperature, Zinc looks brittle.
- Contains 30 Protons, 30 Electrons, and 34 Nuetrons.
Andreas Marggaf; A German chemist who found Zinc in 1776. He was the first to discover it a metal, in Berlin. But before it was recongized as an element, it was used for brass (which is Copper and Zinc mixed) from 1400-1000 B.C.
REPORT OF FIRST ARREST;Zinc was discovered in India. The year was 1746, before Andreas saw it as an element. India used it to reduce calamine with wool and other materials.
Mostly found in Australia, Canada, and USA.
Copper; both mix together to make brass.
When mixed, Zinc doesn't have a huge reaction. When they're mixed you can still see one or the other clearly.
Zinc is also non-reactive with water, air, ect.
ZINC IN USE
Baby using sunscreen that contains zinc. *found on doctoroz.com
Batteries contain Zinc. *found on campus.ie
Zinc is used when making pennies. *found on circannew.com
POSTER BY NICOLE MONTIEL