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Scandium Sc Atomic Number: 21 Atomic Mass: 44.955910 Atomic Number: 21 Atomic Mass: 44.955910.

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1 Scandium Sc Atomic Number: 21 Atomic Mass: Atomic Number: 21 Atomic Mass:

2 Location & structure Group 3, Period 4 Atomic Structure: 21 Protons 24 Neutrons 21 Electrons

3 Isotopes & Ions Isotopes: Sc 44, Sc 45, Sc 46, Sc 47, Sc 48 Ions: Sc +1, Sc+2

4 Discovered Discovered By Lars Fredrik Nilson in 1879 Discovered in Scandinavia

5 Physical Properties Scandium is a powdery, silvery white metal. It is relatively light, and is very strong.

6 Uses Scandium is used in military aircrafts and space shuttle parts. Mixtures of aluminum and scandium were used in the Russian space crafts Mig 21, and Mig 29. Scandium is also used in high performance sports equipment, such as hockey sticks, baseball bats, and bicycle frames.

7 Facts about Scandium Scandium is very rare. It’s only mined in a handful of mines worldwide. Even though it was discovered in 1879 it had no uses until Even today scandium has very few uses. Pure scandium is very rare. It is usually found in uranium. Scandium is sometimes classified as a rare earth element.

8 Bibliography Works Cited "Chemical Elements.com - Scandium (Sc)." Chemical Elements.com - An Interactive Periodic Table of the Elements. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Nov http://www.chemicalelements.com/elements/sc.html "Dynamic Periodic Table." Dynamic Periodic Table. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Nov "Hockey Stick." Cincinnati Hockey Equipment. N.p., n.d. Web. 9 Nov ati Hockey Equipment. "Lars Fredrik Nilson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia." Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Nov "Periodic Table of the Elements." Prairie Hills Middle School handbook Aug. 2009: 109. Print. the Elements." Prairie Hills Middle School hand "Periodic Table." World Book Student. N.p., n.d. Web. 9 Nov "Scandinavia." World Book. N.p., n.d. Web. 9 Nov Nov


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