Chemistry 2: Chapters 1 & 2 (Atomic Structures)

Revision notes made using AQA Chemistry book as source, covering Chapters 1 and 2 which is about Atomic Structures, including bonding, properties, molecules and substances. Includes diagrams, basic bullet point notes and word definitions. Ideal notes to print out and work from.

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C2 1-2

GCSE Chemistry Revision

Jake McKeown




[ATOMIC STRUCTURES]
Atomic Structures · Bonding · Properties · Molecules · Substances

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Atomic Structure
Proton Neutron Electron
Location Nucleus Nucleus Orbits Nucleus
Relative Charge +1 0 -1
Relative Mass 1 1 1/2000




Quick Facts
The charge of an atom is 0, as this is what you get if you add the charge of each particle. This
is because every atom has equal…

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Chemical Bonding
When an atom has a full outer shell, it is stable and unreactive (like noble gases) ­ but most atoms are
not like this. When they react, they change to have a stable arrangement of atoms which is done by
either:

Ionic Bonding ­ transferring electrons.
Covalent Bonding…

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