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Ion
A charged atom or molecule that has lost or gained an electron.
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Ionic Bonding
A chemical bond formed between two ions with opposite charges. Always a metal and a non-metal.
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Covalent Bonding
A chemical bond that involves sharing electrons so that each atom has a full outer shell. Always between two non-metals.
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Electron
A negatively charged particle found within the shells of an atom.
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Proton
A positively charged particle found within the nucleus of an atom.
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Neutron
A neutral particle found within the nucleus of an atom.
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Atom
The smallest particle of an element that can exist.
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A chemical bond formed between two ions with opposite charges. Always a metal and a non-metal.

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Ionic Bonding

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A chemical bond that involves sharing electrons so that each atom has a full outer shell. Always between two non-metals.

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A negatively charged particle found within the shells of an atom.

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A positively charged particle found within the nucleus of an atom.

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