Fundamental ideas

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  • Created on: 09-04-14 13:36
the smallest particle of a chemical element that can exist and all substances are made up of them
Atoms
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contain only one type of atom
Element
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contain more than one type of atom
Compound
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orbit a nucleus in an atom
Electron
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atoms are made nucleus, electrons and
Protons
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neutrons have a ……. charge
Neutral
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number of protons in each atom of an element is its§
Atomic Number
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number of protons plus number of neutrons
Mass Number
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diagrams that show the arrangement of electrons in an atom
Electron Shell
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atoms which are unreactive all have ….. arrangements
Stable
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when metals react with non-metals they form
Ions
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metal atoms form positive ions and non-metal atoms form negative ions
Ionic Bonding
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non-metal atoms bond by sharing electrons
Covalent Bonding
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total mass of reactants =
Total mass of products
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where there is the same number of each type of atom on each side
Balanced Equation
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contain only one type of atom

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Element

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contain more than one type of atom

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Card 4

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orbit a nucleus in an atom

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Card 5

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atoms are made nucleus, electrons and

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