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It's All Elementary: How Elements are Different and How They're Used in Today's World

Why are some elements metals and some nonmetals? What’s a metalloid? Why is the periodic table arranged the way it is? Why do we make jewelry out of gold and silver and not calcium and sodium? Why are metals shiny? What is shiny? How do we use tantalum in the real world? These and SO many other questions can be answered by coming to this presentation. You will see examples of several different substances that you’ve probably never seen before and observe some cool demos.

INSTRUCTOR: Julie Larsen
DATES: Tuesday, February 4
TIME: 1:00 - 3:00 pm
LOCATION: Ockinga Auditorium, UNK Campus

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