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Everyday Elements (P - Zn)
Used to make things glow (numbers on watches & clocks)
Used as a fertilizer for plants
Used as a light detector in cameras & light meters
Used in computer memory chips
Used to make utensils, like spoons, knives & forks
Combines w/ chlorine to make salt
Used in fireworks & for highway flares
Used in gunpowder
Used to join and patch metal
Used in sunscreen, tennis racket & bike frames
Is mixed w/steel to make engine parts & cutting tools
Main metal in pennies