Atomic Structure

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What three types of particle are atoms made of?
Protons, Neutrons, Electrons
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What is another name for protons and neutrons?
Nucleons
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What is the nucleus?
The centre of the atom
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What does the Nucleus contain?
Protons and Neutrons
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What is charge measured in?
Coulombs
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What is most of the atom made up of?
Empty space
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What is the charge on an electron?
-1.6*10^-19
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What is mass measured in?
KG
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Where are the electrons found?
Orbiting the nucleus in energy levels
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What is the charge on a proton?
1.6*10^-19
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What is the mass of a proton/neutron?
1.67*10^-27
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The relative Charge of an electron?
-1
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What is the mass of an electron?
9.11*10^-31
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The relative charge of a proton?
1
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Why, in the case of particles, is it easier to use relative than actual measurements?
The actual amounts are very small
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What is the relative mass of an electron?
0.0005
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At what distance do electrons orbit the nucleus?
Relatively Large
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What is the relative mass of a neutron?
1
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The centre of the atom

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Protons and Neutrons

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