My Birthday Elements

(B) Boron and (V) Vanadium

Physical Characteristics:

- The melting point for Boron is 2076 °C

- The melting point for Vanadium is 1910 °C

Chemical Characteristics:

- Vanadium won't react to oxygen when it's at room temperature.

- When you burn boron it turns into a green color.

Uses:

- Vanadium can be used in steel.

- I believe you could use boron to make glass.

References:

http://www.webelements.com/vanadium/physics.html

http://www.chemistryexplained.com/elements/T-Z/Van...

http://www.lenntech.com/periodic/elements/b.htm#Bo...