Elements in Living Things

 

 

Use the following Interactive Periodic Table to determine the physical and chemical    properties of the most common elements found in organisms.

http://www.webelements.com/

 

Carbohydrates - C H O          Lipids - C H O

Proteins - CHON S     Nucleic Acids - CHON P

Common Minerals - Fe, I, Zn, Na, K, Ca

 

 

CARBON

Family ______________   Period ___________________

Atomic # ___________    Atomic Mass ____________

Biological Role:

 

 

 

Amount of C in your body ___________________

Hazards & Risks:

 

 

 

 

HYDROGEN

Family ______________   Period ___________________

Atomic # ___________    Atomic Mass ____________

Biological Role:

 

 

 

Amount of C in your body ___________________

Hazards & Risks:

 

OXYGEN

Family ______________   Period ___________________

Atomic # ___________    Atomic Mass ____________

Biological Role:

 

 

 

Amount of C in your body ___________________

Hazards & Risks:

 

 

 

NITROGEN

Family ______________   Period ___________________

Atomic # ___________    Atomic Mass ____________

Biological Role:

 

 

 

Amount of C in your body ___________________

Hazards & Risks:

 

 

 

 

SULFUR

Family ______________   Period ___________________

Atomic # ___________    Atomic Mass ____________

Biological Role:

 

 

 

Amount of C in your body ___________________

Hazards & Risks:

 

 

 

 

POTASSIUM

Family ______________   Period ___________________

Atomic # ___________    Atomic Mass ____________

Biological Role:

 

 

 

Amount of C in your body ___________________

Hazards & Risks:

 

 

 

 

IRON

Family ______________   Period ___________________

Atomic # ___________    Atomic Mass ____________

Biological Role:

 

 

 

Amount of C in your body ___________________

Hazards & Risks:

 

 

 

 

ZINC

Family ______________   Period ___________________

Atomic # ___________    Atomic Mass ____________

Biological Role:

 

 

 

Amount of C in your body ___________________

Hazards & Risks:

 

 

 

 

IODINE

Family ______________   Period ___________________

Atomic # ___________    Atomic Mass ____________

Biological Role:

 

 

 

Amount of C in your body ___________________

Hazards & Risks:

 

 

 

 

CALCIUM

Family ______________   Period ___________________

Atomic # ___________    Atomic Mass ____________

Biological Role:

 

 

 

Amount of C in your body ___________________

Hazards & Risks:

 

 

 

 

SODIUM

Family ______________   Period ___________________

Atomic # ___________    Atomic Mass ____________

Biological Role:

 

 

 

Amount of C in your body ___________________

Hazards & Risks:

 

 

 

 

POTASSIUM

Family ______________   Period ___________________

Atomic # ___________    Atomic Mass ____________

Biological Role:

 

 

 

Amount of C in your body ___________________

Hazards & Risks:

 

 

 

 

Now write the symbol for each element in the proper place on the periodic table.