Part 2 Question

Atomic Number:56
Atomic Mass:137.327
Standard State:solid at 298
Group name:Alkaline earth metal
Period in Periodic Table:6
Color:silvery white
Classification: metallic
barium.jpgThe element that I have is Barium. Some interesting facts about Barium is, the sulphate in Barium is used as a permanent white or blanc fixe is used in paint. Another interestng fact is, the carbonate in Baranium is used as a rat posion to kill rats. A couple more is that, baranium was discovered by Sir Humphrey in 1808 in England, and the Greek word for Baranium is barys meaning heavy. The last interesting fact for Baranium is that it is a metallic element.