Chemistry - Atoms and Elements

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Atoms and Elements

Atoms are the ‘building blocks’ of everything. They are extremely tiny and can only be seen with an incredibly tiny microscope.

Atom: the smallest particle that can take part in a chemical reaction.

Atoms have a small nucleus surrounded by electrons:

The Nucleus:

·         In the middle of the atom.

·         Contains protons and neutrons.




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