This mindmap gives a brief explanation about the basics of an atom.

  • Created by: _lakmini
  • Created on: 12-11-12 22:30
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  • Atoms
    • The  Nucleus
      • Contains protons and neutrons
      • Positively charged overall because it only contains protons- which are positive and neutrons- which are neutral.
      • Almost the whole mass of a atom in concentrated on the nucleus.
      • In the middle of the atom
    • The Electrons
      • Negatively charged
      • Tiny but covers up a lot of space as it navigates around the nucleus.
      • Their orbits determines how big the atom is.
      • Have virtually no mass.
      • They occupy energy levels (shells) around a nucleus.


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