IYPT 2019 Elements 050: Tin: The Oscars, tin cans, and window glass

Element 50 in our International Year of the Periodic Table series is tin. Tin was formerly used in the statuettes awarded at the Oscars, and is used to make window glass. It’s also found in eponymous tin cans. The Oscar statuettes have been made from bronze with a gold-plating since the 2016 awards. However, prior […]