What is Allotropy?
This post will introduce the concept of allotropy for Prelim Chemistry.
- Investigate elements that possess the physical property of allotropy
Allotropy is a property that some elements possess whereby they can be found in different forms. A great example is the element carbon which can be found as graphite (used for pencils) and diamond (not used for pencils). This video explains allotropes in a little more detail.