The properties and uses of some elements in the modern periodic table

The elements

The uses of the elements in our life depend on their properties . The elements are very important in our life , And we use them in many applications .

The uses of some elements

Sodium is a metal  , and it is a good conductor of heat , It is used in liquid state in transferring the heat from inside the nuclear reactor to outside . This heat is used to obtain the vapour energy required to generate the electricity .

Nitrogen gas is a non-metal element , The liquified nitrogen is used in the preservation of the cornea of the eye , due to the decrease of its boiling point  .

Radioactive cobalt 60 is used in the food preservation , because it radiates the gamma rays which prevent the reproduction of the microbial cells , but they do not harm the human .

Silicon is a metalloid . The silicon slides are used in the manufacture of the electronic devices such as the computer , Because Silicon is a semi-conductor and its ability to conduct the electricity depends on the temperature .

Electronic slide

The electronic slide

We can get rid of the gases of the undesirable odours  inside the refrigerator by using  a piece of coal which collects the gases on its surface .

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