Presentation Outline for Phosphorus (P)

1. Preliminary Research – you have already selected your topic, move to step two.

2. Specific Research – Conduct additional research that is specific to your element.
You should acquire a minimum of 3 resources. These sources should be cited using the APA style guidelines.
1. Two or more from the Internet.
2. If easily accessed, one or more from printed media.

3. Outline – Prepare a simple outline of your topic based on the information from your research.
1. Historical Information
1. Discovery (2 pt.)
2. First Isolation (2 pt.)
3. Naming (2 pt.)
4. Historical Uses (2 pt.)

2. Description of the physical properties of your element.
1. IUPAC Name (1 pt.)
2. Atomic Number (1 pt.)
3. Molar mass (1 pt.)
4. Most common isotopes (two or more) (1 pt.)
5. Group (1 pt.)
6. Period (1 pt.)
7. Category (metal, metalloid, nonmetal) (1 pt.)
8. Electronic configuration (1 pt.)
9. Physical appearance at room temperature (1 pt.)
10. Melting point (1 pt.)
11. Boiling point (1 pt.)
12. Density (1 pt.)
13. Solubility (1 pt.)
14. Other properties (ductility, malleability, conductivity, etc.) (1 pt.)

3. Description of the chemical properties of your element.
Two or more common reactions or indicate a lack of reactivity (2 pts.)
4. Description of the contemporary uses of your element and impact of the element. (2 pt.)
5. Other interesting information about your element. (3 pt.)
6. Bibliography (APA) (6 pts.)