Atoms

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What are the three components that make up an atom? (What are there charges?)
Protons- Positively Charged Neutrons-Neutral Charge Electrons-Negatively Charged
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Why do atoms have no overall charge?
The number of protons is equal to the number of electrons.
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What is the name of an atom that has a charge, due to either losing or gaining an electron?
Ion
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What is a substance known as that is made up of only one type of atom?
Element
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The vertical columns in the period table are known as groups. What is similar about all the elements found in each group?
They all have the same number of electrons in their outer shell.
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How many electrons are allowed in the first shell of an atom?
2
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How many electrons are allowed in the second shell?
8
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How many electrons are allowed in the third shell?
8
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Why do atoms have no overall charge?

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The number of protons is equal to the number of electrons.

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What is the name of an atom that has a charge, due to either losing or gaining an electron?

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What is a substance known as that is made up of only one type of atom?

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The vertical columns in the period table are known as groups. What is similar about all the elements found in each group?

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