In this section you'll learn some really cool facts about metal, yes believe it or not metal can be a very interesting subject. Did you know that about 60 percent of copper is used for manufacturing electrical wire and cable? Copper wire is used in power generation, transmission, distribution, telecommunication and other electrical circuits? Reduced level of magnesium in body can cause hypertension, heart disease, sleep disturbances and type2 diabetes. Silver is the best thermal conductor of all metals and the lines we see on the rear windscreen of cars that are used for defrosting and defogging are made from silver. All in all you will learn so much in the section about metals.

  • Alkali Metals

    Alkali metals are a set of six elements that together make up the group 1 of periodic table. In fact the only element in group 1 that is not an alkali metal is hydrogen.

  • Copper Facts

    Copper is a transition metal located in the 11th column of the periodic table. Denoted by the symbol Cu, copper was the first metal used by the humankind.

  • Gold Facts

    Gold, a transition element is the third element in the 11th column of periodic table. It has an atomic number of 79 and its symbol is Au.

  • Iron Facts

    Iron is a transition metal belonging to the eighth column of the periodic table. It has an atomic number of 26.

  • Lead Facts

    Lead is a post-transition metal from the fourteenth column of the periodic table. it is the heaviest non-radioactive element.

  • Magnesium Facts

    Magnesium is an alkaline earth metal and is the second element in the second row of the periodic table. It has an atomic number of 12 and has a symbol of Mg.

  • Nickel Facts

    Nickel is a transition metal and is located in the tenth column of the periodic table. It has an atomic number of 28 and its symbol is Ni. Nickel has a melting point of 1455°C and a boiling point of 2913°C.

  • Platinum Facts

    Platinum is a transition metal. It is the third element in the tenth column of the periodic table. Platinum is a very dense, ductile and malleable metal.

  • Silver Facts

    Silver is a transition metal. It is the second element in the eleventh column of the periodic table. Silver has an atomic number of 47 and its symbol is Ag.

  • Titanium Facts

    Titanium is a chemical element with the symbol Ti. Titanium is from the group of transition metal. In the periodic table, titanium is the first element in the fourth column.

  • Uranium Facts

    Uranium is a chemical element with the atomic number 92 in the periodic table. It is represented by symbol U. Uranium is a silvery white metal, found in the row seven of the periodic table in the actinide series.

  • Zinc Facts

    Zinc is a chemical element with an atomic number 30 and symbol Zn. It has 30 protons and 30 electrons and 34 neutrons in the most abundant isotope.