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FUSE Young Reporter iSCIENCE The Amazing World of & by Young Reporter, Alex D The periodic table is a chart that shows how chemical elements link to one another. Gold lies in the middle of the periodic table and is a precious heavy metal in a group known as the 'transition metals'. Tin has an atomic number of...50! It is a member of Group 14 in the periodic table and is part of the carbon family. ATOMIC NUMBER CHEMICAL SYMBOLS Latin GOLD 'Au' -from the word aurum , which means "shining dawn" TIN 'Sn' -from the Latin word stannum The number of protons in the nucleus of an atom WEB TIP www.rsc.org/periodic-table FUSE 5