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Wanna hear a joke about potassium? K


Status update: at least 3 updates (do NOT erase) 

My girlfriends, Hydrogen and Oxygen, broke up with me. They said I was too reactive.


Did you here Oxygen and I went on a date? It went OK.


The weird thing is that I'm used to make gunpowder and soap. Polar opposites right there.

Overview: 3-5 sentences about the elements. (physical and chemical properties) (do NOT erase)

Potassium is crucial to heart function and plays a key role in skeletal and smooth muscle contraction. 

It is highly reactive with water. Potassium is found in bananas and other fruits and vegetables.




Relationship Status: in a relationship with Hydrogen 


Parent: Sir Humphry Davy


Network: Metal


Valence Eectrons: 1


Reactivity: highly reactive  
State of Matter: solid at room temperature  
Location on Periodic Table: period 4, group 1, element 19  

Birthday: 1807


Hometown: England


Group: Alkali Metals

Activities & Interests: 2-3 sentences about the elements. (physical and chemical properties) (do NOT erase)

I like to react with water. I prevent the occurrence of a stroke in the human brain.

I help maintain the blood sugar level in the human body.



Places: "check in" with at least three places the element can be found  
  • Potassium is found in the ocean.
  • Potassium is found in most soils.
  • Potassium is mined in Germany, Utah, California, and New Mexico. 





My Friends and I around the World





Electron Shell Diagram

P+ 19


N= 20


 E= 19 























Groupslist the pages you are a "fan" of here

Alkali Metals Group Page 

Resources: make sure to cite your resources here. if you copied a picture or got information from somewhere else....make sure to tell everyone! I don't want any COPY CATS!!!





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Comments (6)

Anne Alarcon said

at 2:21 pm on Oct 16, 2012

How are you used in the human body?
What is your compound in bananas?

Mrs. Lockwood said

at 10:34 am on Oct 19, 2012

Think about the Bohr Diagram. What makes potassium so reactive with water?

Lithium said

at 9:38 pm on Oct 28, 2012

I heard you fell in water and exploded. Sorry about that, but I bet the flames were pretty.

Sulfur said

at 10:33 am on Oct 30, 2012

I heard that if you mixed with me wou also explode.

Chlorine said

at 10:10 pm on Nov 1, 2012

Rumor has it that when we are mixed together the results are pretty explosive. You're very reactive!

Nitrogen said

at 7:52 am on Nov 5, 2012

Hey did you know that together, we form saltpeter, which is an essential ingredient in gunpowder!

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