Atomic symbol: Sc
Atomic number: 21
Atomic mass: 44.96
Appearance: Soft, silvery white solid at 25°C
Series: Transition metals
Electron configuration: 1s² 2s² 2p⁶ 3s² 3p⁶ 3d¹ 4s²
Commonly used in alloys with aluminum.
Uses include in lighting, solid oxide fuel cells, and sporting equipment.
Fun Fact! Scandium is more abundant on the moon than on Earth.