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  1. Aluminum The element you really need to know all about Presenter: Mr. Kirby

  2. Aluminum: From the Periodic Table Name: Aluminum Symbol: AlAtomic Number: 13 Atomic Mass: 26.982

  3. Aluminum: A Short History Lesson • Discovered as element in 1825 by Hans Christian Oersted • Known much earlier as alum • Used to help dyes stick to cloth • Also spelled: Aluminium • 1855- more expensive than gold • Napoleon III had specially made aluminum silverware

  4. Aluminum: It is everywhere • Take a look around the room and see all the aluminum • Soda cans, chairs, bats, glasses frames, inside your TV, protecting you from the blades of a fan….Everywhere! • Can be thick or thin- Versatile

  5. Aluminum: The King of Travel • Aircrafts, space shuttles, cars, trains, trucks and boats • Low Density = Low Weight • Strong when heat treated • Other metals are stronger and others are lighter, but aluminum is the perfect mix of the two

  6. Information: (Print) Aluminum and the elements of group 13- Saunders, Nigel Sources Cited: Pictures: Slide 2-http://www.periodictable.com/Items/013.21/index.html Slide 3- http://www.theodoregray.com/periodictable/Samples/013.24/index.s12.html Slide 4- http://www.thedailygreen.com/living-green/blogs/save-money/aluminum-foil-recycled-460210