Nitrogen by Manari Hirose

Stuff about Nitrogen

Atomic number: 7  

Atomic Mass: 14.01

Symbol: N

Group: 15

Period: 2

Physical properties: Non-metal, colorless, odorless, tasteless gas.

When discovered: 1772 as part of air.

Who discovered: Daniel  Rutherford (Scottish physician)

From YouTube video Meet the Elements

What is nitrogen used for?

1. As part of air. You breathe in oxygen, but most of air is nitrogen, and humans need nitrogen to live.

2. Inside human body. 3% of human body is nitrogen.


Website sources:

- "Nitrogen | The Periodic Table at KnowledgeDoor."KnowledgeDoor. N.p., n.d. Web. 8 Dec. 2014. <>.

- Busch, Marianna A. "Nitrogen." World Book Student. World Book, 2014. Web. 8 Dec. 2014.

- "Dynamic Periodic Table." Ptable. N.p., n.d. Web. 8 Dec. 2014.

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