25+ Amazing Chemistry Facts To Know About

by on November 27, 2018

25+ Chemistry Facts To Know About

Chemistry is one of the very interesting subject for kids.Here are some amazing things about chemistry, which will amaze you and take your attention.

Here, we present the list of 25+ Chemistry Facts To Know About

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DNA is flame retardant (does not catch fire.)

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The heaviest element found so far is Ununoctium (Uuo) with atomic number 118.


Hydrogen is the first element on the periodic table. It has an atomic number of 1. It is highly flammable and is the most common element found in our universe.

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Around 1% of the sun’s mass is oxygen.

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The chemical elements are organized in order of increasing atomic number into the periodic table.

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The only two non-silvery metals are gold and copper.

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Unlike many substances, water expands as it freezes. An ice cube takes up about 9% more volume than the water used to.

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Although oxygen gas is colorless, the liquid and solid forms of oxygen are blue.

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Helium is lighter than the air around us so it floats, that’s why it is perfect for the balloons you get at parties.

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Carbon comes in a number of different forms (allotropes), these include diamond, graphite and impure forms such as coal.

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Tabletop “volcanoes” can be created using ‘Vesuvian Fire’ compound Ammonium dichromate.

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Just one atomic layer thick, the ‘miracle material’Graphene is a better conductor of electricity and heat than any material.

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Chalk is made of trillions of microscopic skeleton fossils of plankton.

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It’s possible to get sick or even die from drinking too much water.

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You can’t taste food without saliva.

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The average shot of espresso contains less caffeine than a typical cup of coffee.

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Lemons contain more sugar than strawberries, for the same mass.

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Goldfish eyes perceive not only the visible spectrum, but also infrared and ultraviolet light.

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If you exposed a glass of water to space, it would boil rather than freeze.

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A bucket full of water contains more atomsthan there are bucketfuls of water in the Atlantic Ocean.

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Dynamite contains peanuts as an ingredient.

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Talc is the softest known substance.

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Gallium is a metal which melts on palm of the hand, due to its low melting point (29.76 °C).

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Dry ice is the solid form of carbon dioxide, CO2.

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The lighter was invented before the match(in 1816 by J.W. Dobereiner).

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Air becomes liquid at about minus 190 degrees Celsius.

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Mercury is the only metal that is liquid at room temperature.

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