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Sulfur - 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 element number 16 --sulfur. And we can discover it with a cool experiment called "the barking dog".

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Zinc and sulfur combine in spectacular fashion to create zinc sulfide.
Check out this barking dog chemical reaction video.
For the basic information about sulfur, check out the Visual Elements Periodic Table.
For everything you didn't know you wanted to know about sulfur, check out The Elements by Theodore Gray.

The characteristic smells of garlic and onion both come from sulfur compounds. The reason your eyes begin to water when you peel an onion is because an acid is produced when these compounds react with the moisture in your eyes.

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