Copper

C all the things U can do with Copper?

Planning on going on a journey to another planet? Well, then you must take copper along! It has tons of wonderful properties that make it AMAZING!

Properties

  • Boiling Point: 2562 °C
  • Melting Point: 1084.62 °C
  • 29 protons and electrons (Atomic Number)
  • Atomic Mass is 63.54635 neutrons
  • Can conduct electricity
  • Does not react with water

What is Copper?

     Copper is a transition metal that is needed the most for survival. It is found in Group 11 Period 4. Copper has a brownish red color. You may have heard of copper because of how there are copper pennies.

Why Copper?

         You would HAVE to take copper on your journey because it is great to have for trade. Many people would die to have copper. When you trade you can get other fantastic things! Copper is also great for functional needs. You use it to build things you need. Copper can help build roofs over a house. Copper is great for architecture because when used in roofs, it keeps from horrible things from getting into your home. When on the new planet you can use the copper to have shelter that is stable and protective. You also need to have copper to wire something, you would use the copper instead of anything else because wiring with copper is safer. Copper can conduct electricity, so you can use it to have electricity when you are on the planet. If you had a big copper block you could hit an enemy with it. Copper is the PERFECT element to take on your journey!!!

Where Is Copper?

    This transition metal is sometimes located in rocks. Rocks with copper are very valuble. You can find copper in many household materials and plumbing materials. It is also used in building materials. Copper can be found in some areas of the Earths crust.

4 STARS FOR SOCIAL! 5 STARS FOR FUNCTIONAL! AND 1 FOR DEFENSIVE!  YOU MUST TAKE COPPER ON YOUR JOURNEY!

Its great for functional because you use it to build things such as roofs, gutters, and put a little in doors. Its also good for social because you can use it for trade. You can trade SOME (not all your copper) for other important elements.  And it is a tad useful for defense because you can use a big block of it to hit bad animals.

Sources:               

www.ptable.com                                                                                                                                              www.periodicvideos.com                                                                                                            www.periodictable.com


Lewis Dot Diagram Photo:

www.periodicnetwork2011tag.pbworks.com/f/1320867697/copperlewis.jpg  

Bohr model;

www.chemicalelements.com/bohr/b0029.gif

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