Structure of an atom

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  • Created on: 03-04-13 16:26
  • Atoms are the smallst particles of an element that can take part in chemical reactions
  • They are too small to see directly
  • However from the results of many experiments to understand their structure, scientists have concluded that each atom contains an even smlled object at its centre - nucleus

Subatomic particles

  • Atoms are made from three types of subatomic particle
  • The nucleus contains protons and neutrons. It is surrounded by electrons
  • The electrons are


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