Household Products Database of Compounds Describe the element selected and address the following questions:
What are some household and consumer products that contain this element?
What are the element’s natural sources?
What are some relevant technologies that make use of the element and/or its compounds?
What are some consumer chemicals that contain this element and/or its compounds?
What are some practical applications of this element?
How many electrons does the element have and what type of ion will it form (Draw the atomic shell diagram and ion shell diagram for the element)?
Choose any one of the elements listed below:
Household Products Database of Compounds Visit
Source: Household Products Database. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
http://householdproducts.nlm.nih.gov/index.htm to find a list of chemicals contained within various household products. You can search for your selected
element and the site will pull up products that contain the element.