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  1. mercury By Abigail Hershberger

  2. WHAT IS MERCURY? Mercury- a poisonous heavy silver-white metallic element that is liquid at room temperature.

  3. What is it used for? • It was used in some teeth powders, it was made in paints, it was used in hat factories to make felt, and used in thermometers.

  4. Named after? • Mercury was named after a roman god. • Also the planet Mercury.

  5. Other Names? • It is often called Quick Silver.

  6. In the atom! It has 80 protons in the nucleus. It has 80 electrons traveling around on the energy level rings. It has 6 energy level rings. It has 121 neutrons in the nucleus.

  7. Info on it? A “Bass” fish has a high mercury level. Melting point- -37.89F It is a liquid. Boiling point- 674.11F Commonly found-in earths crust. State of matter-68F

  8. Pictures of mercury!

  9. Pinks disease! • Pinks Disease-is caused by mercury being exposed to infants its not common anymore because we don’t use mercury very much anymore. It would cause your skin to peel off.

  10. Mercury switches! • It is a switch which opens and closes an electrical circuit through a small amount of liquid mercury.

  11. “mad as a hatter” • The term “Mad as a Hatter” was originated from the mercury used in hat factories to make felt. They suffered from hair, teeth, and memory loss.

  12. Thanks! • 1.Answers.com • 2.Google.com • 3.Atomicnetworks.com • 4.Bing.com • 5.Under Standing the Elements of the Periodic Table Mercury • 6.Yahoo.com • 7.Printerest.com • 8.Wikipeadea.com

  13. Thanks for watching!😤