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Platinum - Periodic Table of Videos

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The team at periodicvideos has created a TED-Ed Lesson for every element of the periodic table. This one is about platinum, an element often associated with jewelry and motor cars.

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Watch platinum get moulded into a red hot ingot!
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Want to see over $2.2 million worth of platinum and other valuable metals? Check out Super Expensive Metals!
Ever wonderwhat standard weights are based on? This video features the special guest, Vsauce!
Elements are beautiful! Watch them come to life in footage of an elements exhibit in Dublin.
For all the basics about platinum, check out the Visual Elements Periodic Table.
For amazing photos and facts about platinum, check out The Elements by Theodore Gray.

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