Describes electron configurations of lanthanides and actinides and uses of lanthanides and actinides.
Americium is atomic number 95 on the periodic table and is also a member of the actinide series. Watch this video to see how Americium is used in smoke detectors and could be used as a power source for space travel in the future!
Reviews the electron configurations and uses of lanthanides and actinides.
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Learn about the crucial roles that rare earth elements play in modern technology.