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Here are some fun, interesting and sometimes a bit weird chemistry facts. You can memorize them and after that use that information on the chemistry class. Have fun!

  • Gold and Copper are the only two non-white metals.
  • Gallium is a metal which melts on palm of the hand, due to its low melting point.
  • There’s enough gold in the Earth’s crust to cover the entire land surface knee-deep.
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  • An ounce of gold can be stretched into a wire 80 km (50 miles) long.
  • Air becomes liquid at about minus 190 degrees Celsius.
  • Hot water freezes quicker than cold water.
  • Every time lightening strikes, ozone is created.
  • Water expands by about 10% as it freezes.
  • DNA is flame retardant.
  • Liquid air looks like water with a bluish tint.
  • Oxygen dissolves in cool water easier than in warm water.
  • The only letter not appearing on the Periodic Table is the letter J.
  • The amount of carbon in the human body is enough to fill about 9,000 ‘lead’ pencils.
  • The oxygen that is found in the air is produced by photosynthesis. Without plants, there would be very little oxygen in the air.
  • Glass is actually a liquid, it just flows very, very slowly.
  • The hardest chemical in your body is your tooth enamel.
  • Mosquitoes like the scent of estrogen, thus women get bitten more often than men do.
  • The lighter was invented before the match.
  • At room temperature, there are only two liquid elements. These are bromine and mercury.
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