Created by Dominic Esposito

Element symbol-O





Net charge-0      

Mass- 15.999

Physical,Chemical Property, Phase Changes


Oxygen is a colorless and odorless gas, tasteless.

A poor conductor of heat and electricity

It is denser than air. The density of oxygen is 1.429 grams per liter

Slightly soluble in water, alcohol and some other common liquids

Chemical Change

Oxygen is very flammable

Phase changes

Melting Point -218.76C or -361.82F

Boiling Point -182.962C or -297.332F

After the melting point or boiling point occurs to oxygen the oxygen just goes away.

Fun Facts and Uses

Discovery date- 1774

Discovered by Joseph Priestly in Wiltshire, England and independently by Carl Wilhelm Scheele in Uppsala, Sweden

The origin of the name comes from the Greek '"oxy genes", meaning acid forming.

Oxygen is essential for all aerobic organisms; common medical uses include oxygen therapy, hyperbaric medicine, and space suits

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