F07.204.MatterEnergy1

F07.204.MatterEnergy1 - 1 The Stuff of the Universe What is...

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Unformatted text preview: 1 The Stuff of the Universe What is nature made of? Horsehead nebula in Orion Matter & Energy 2 Phases of Matter Solid Gas Liquid Determined by temperature and pressure Rock 3 Atomic Particles Atoms (Elements) Compounds Life, the Universe & Everything Atomic Structure What are atoms made of? 1 Neutron (n) ~0- Electron (e) 1 + Proton (p) Weight (amu) Charge Particle 4 Atomic Structure Atomic Number = Number of Protons Importance of Protons 5 Elements Iron Carbon Gold Periodic Table of the Elements 6 The most abundant element in the universe: Hydrogen Large Magellanic Cloud Crust Crust Whole Earth Whole Earth Oxygen(O) 46.3 % 29.5% Silicon (Si) 28.2% 15.2% Aluminum (Al) 8.2% 1.1% Iron (Fe) 5.6% 34.6% Calcium (Ca) 4.1% 1.1% Sodium (Na) 2.4% 0.6% Potassium (K) 2.1% 0.1% Magnesium (Mg) 2.3% 12.7% All others 0.5% 5.1% Abundance of the Elements (wt. %): Solid Earth 7 Abundance of Elements (%): Living Things Human Human Alfalfa Alfalfa Bacteria Bacteria Oxygen(O)...
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This note was uploaded on 01/11/2012 for the course ENVSCI 204 taught by Professor Robviens during the Fall '07 term at Bellevue College.

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F07.204.MatterEnergy1 - 1 The Stuff of the Universe What is...

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