Preston High School, Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
Phosphorus: I chose to represent phosphorus as a firework rocket because phosphorus is used to make fireworks. I put a red stripe on the firework to represent one of the two main types of phosphorus; red or white phosphorus. The planet in the top right corner is Venus. This planet is included because phosphorus means "light-bearer" referring to Venus because white phosphorus glows when exposed to oxygen hence the name "light bearer".
Olivia Stocks; Teacher- Jill M. Nicholls, Preston High School, Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
Number of isotopes:
1.82 g/cm³ (white)
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