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Nottingham element: County

Notts County Football Club is a professional association football club. They recently dropped out of the English Football League for the first time in the club's history. They are nicknamed the "Magpies" due to the black and white colour of their home strip, which inspired Italian club Juventus to also adopt the colours for their kit in 1903.

After playing at different home grounds during their first fifty years, including Trent Bridge, the club moved to Meadow Lane in 1910 and have remained there since.

Between 2014 and 2017, there was also a professional Notts County ladies team, which was replaced by Notts County Women in May 2018. 

Founded in 1862, they are the oldest professional association football club in the world, and they also hold a Football League record 29 combined promotions and relegations.

Scientific element: Copper

Copper has a reddish-metallic coloring unique among all the elements. The only other non-silvery metal on the periodic table is gold, which has a yellowish color. The addition of copper to gold is how red gold or rose gold is made.

Copper was the first metal to be worked by man, along with gold and meteoritic iron. This is because these metals were among the few that exist in their native state, meaning the relatively pure metal could be found in nature.

The use of copper dates back more than 10,000 years.

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