Uranium

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Chemical Elements
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Uranium

Martin Klaproth discovered Uranium in 1789 by recognizing an unknown element in pitchblende near Naples in Italy.

Courtney Pyleperiod 1

Wanted!..Uranium!

UraniumUranium is used as a shelding to protect tanks,and also is in bullets and missels.Uranium is most famous for feuling nuclear power plants;it is radioactive.Uranium has a silery grey color and is a hard,solid metal.When it reacts with glass,it creates a yellow,green color.....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

social security number:92-146-92ID number:92Weight:238.03 amumelting point: 2070 degreesboiling point: 7101 degrees

Uranium

When Uranium reacts with its isotope,Uranium-235,it creates a nuclear blast.

Uranium has nuclear power and is an environmental problem;it is radioactive.Uranium can cause kidney disease or cancer if you are around large amounts of it and/or have uptaken a large amount.

Uranium is found in the air,soil,water,and rocks. However,it is in very small amounts,so it is not harmful.

Sources-webelements.com-chemicalelements.com-lenntech.com/periodic/periodic-chart.htm

Uranium is named after the planet Uranus


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