- -NiTROGEN :). - By Shakoriuna & Brittany. PHYSiCAL & CHEMiCAL PROPERTiES. colorless Has 4 isotopes Inert gas ! Tasteless odorless. 5 Facts about Nitrogen . Nitrogen gas (N 2 ) makes up 78.1% of the volume of the Earth's air. Nitrogen is a nonmeta l
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- -NiTROGEN :) -By Shakoriuna & Brittany
PHYSiCAL & CHEMiCAL PROPERTiES • colorless • Has 4 isotopes • Inert gas ! • Tasteless • odorless
5 Facts about Nitrogen • Nitrogen gas (N2) makes up 78.1% of the volume of the Earth's air. • Nitrogen is a nonmetal • Nitrogen compounds are found in foods, fertilizers, poisons, and explosives. Your body is 3% nitrogen by weight. • Nitrogen is responsible for the orange-red, blue-green, blue-violet, and deep violet colors of the aurora. • Number of Protons/Electrons in Nitrogen : 7
- - Health Effects • Nitrogen is absolutely essential to all living organisms. • Nitrogen is also used to make up nucleic acids which store an organism's genetic information. • . Nitrogen gas is not toxic, but, in principle, pure nitrogen could asphyxiate the body by denying it access to oxygen.
iNTERESTiNG FACTS :) • Nitrogen gas makes up about 78% of the atmosphere on Earth but only 3% of the atmosphere on Mars. • The word "Nitrogen" means, "giving rise to niter." Niter is a substance rich in Nitrogen, and was discovered before Nitrogen was.
- -Where Nitrogen Was Used & Found ? • Nitrogen is a fairly common element in the Earth's crust. • . Liquid nitrogen is used by the oil industry to build up pressure in wells to force crude oil upward. • It is also possible to buy large containers of liquid nitrogen which can be used to freeze materials like food.