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Copper for Kids


Copper Properties
Atomic Structure
How Copper is Made
Copper in Your Life
Uses and Applications of Copper
Interesting Facts
Atomic Structure


Protons: 29
Neutrons: 35
Electrons: 29

Copper has 6 isotops:
Cu-61          Cu-64
Cu-62          Cu-65
Cu-63          Cu-67

Essential Information

Element: Copper
Symbol: Cu
Origin: from Latin word cyprium, after island Cyprus
Atomic Number: 29
Average Atomic Mass: 63.546u
Group Number: 11
Group Name: Coinage Metal
Period Number: 4
Block: d-block
Valence Electrons: 2