Write in paragraph form: a. Describe the location of the element in the periodic table (group and period). Is it an alkali metal, alkali earth metal, transition metal, metalloid, or nonmetal? b. When and by whom was the element discovered? What is the origin of the element’s name (etymology)? c. Describe the history of the element. d. What are the element’s characteristics? e. What are the element’s chemical properties? f. Where is the element commonly found? How much of the element is found in the universe and on Earth? Where on Earth Is the element found? g. How is the element isolated? h. Are there any isotopes of the element? Do they have any useful properties? i. How is the element used? (Manufacturing, biological processes, medical applications, etc.) j. What are some common compounds the element is in? How are the compounds used?