Krypton By Caleb Brumm

Element Symbol- Kr

Element Name- Krypton κρυπτός kryptos "the hidden one"

Atomic Number- 36

Atomic Mass- 83.798 u

Boiling Point- -244.1 F

Melting Point- - 251.3 F

The year found- 1898

Sir William Ramsay and his student Morris Travers

Nobles Gase

Can be found in the p block

Krypton is used in florescent lights

The florescent lights are filled with a mixture of Krypton and Agron gases

Chemical properties- krypton can react with the very reactive gas fluorine

Physical properties- colorless, odorless, tasteless, noble gas

Other facts- Krypton is one of the rarest gases on Earth. The reason why Krypton is mixed in the forescent lights with Agron because it is cheaper and it is a lighter weight gas.

The earth's atmosphere is about 0.0001% krypton

Sources- http://www.chemistryexplained.com/elements/C-K/Krypton.html

http://www.livescience.com/32076-krypton.html

http://www.softschools.com/facts/periodic_table/krypton_facts/214/

www.youtube.com/watch?v=t6F0VnVoF_U

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