Start the day by singing Tom Lehrer's Element song (CD-270) while showering in front of a periodic table: 'There's antimony, arsenic, aluminum, selenium,And hydrogen and oxygen and nitrogen and rhenium,...And chlorine, carbon, cobalt, copper, tungsten, tin, and sodium.These are the only ones of which the news has come to Ha'vard,And there may be many others but they haven't been discarvard.'This accurate periodic table contains all the elements up to
Tin is a chemical element with symbol Sn (for Latin: stannum) and atomic number 50. It is a main group metal in group 14 of the periodic table. Tin shows chemical similarity to both neighboring group-14 elements, germanium and lead, and has two possible oxidation states, +2 and the slightly more stable +4. Tin is the 49th most abundant element and has, with 10 stable isotopes, the largest number of stable isotopes in the periodic table.