Atoms, Elements and the Periodic Table
- Elements are the basic building blocks of matter.
- Elements cannot be broken down by chemical means.
- Each element has it's own symbol.
- Elements are made up of atoms, and all atoms of an element are the same.
- The atomic structure of an element determines it's place the the periodic table.
- Each atom contains a small positivly charged central region called the nucleus.
- The nucleus is made up of two types…