Chemistry Unit 1 Foundation Tier - Atoms

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Is the atom the biggest or smallest particle of a substance?
The atom is the smallest particle of a substance
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Is it true that an atom can be split into simpler substances? Why or How?
An atom cannot be split into simpler substances because it is the simplest particle
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What is the center of an atom called?
The center of an atom is called the nucleus.
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Atoms consist of a nucleus however what does this nucleus contain?
Atoms consist of a central nucleus containing protons and neutrons surrounded by orbiting electrons.
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In a chemical reaction are atoms able to be rearranged?
In a chemical reaction atoms can be rearranged
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In a chemical reaction can new atoms be produced or can atoms be destroyed?
In a chemical reaction new atoms cannot be produced nor can atoms be destroyed
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Is it true that everything is built up from atoms or built up from compounds?
Everything is built up from atoms
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What are atoms made up of?
Atoms are made up of protons, neutrons and electrons.
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Atoms can combine to make a bigger particle. What is this called?
Atoms can combine to make a bigger particle called a molecule.
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What is the electrical charges of the proton in the atom?
The electrical charges of the proton in the atom is +1
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What is the electrical charges of the neutron in the atom?
The electrical charges of the neutron in the atom is 0
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What is the electrical charges of the electron in the atom?
The electrical charges of the electron in the atom is -1
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What does this tell us about the electrical charges?
Atoms have no overall electrical charge
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Why is this?
Atoms have no overall electrical charge as the electric charges balances making it neutral overall
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What happens when you remove an electron from an atom?
When you remove an electron from an atom it makes positive ions
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What happens when you add an electron to an atom?
When you add electrons to an atom it creates negative ions
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Atoms consist of a nucleus however what does this nucleus contain?

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