Physics- Atoms

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What are materials made from?
All materials on the planet are made from atoms.
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What are the different types of atoms?
Different type of atoms are called elements. There are just over 100 elements known.
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What three partcicles make up an atom?
In an atom, there's the protons and neutrons in the nucleus. Then, surrounding the nucleus are electrons. Electrons obit around the nucleus.
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What charge do all of the particles carry?
The neutrons are neutral. The protons are neutral. The electrons are negative.
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What charge will a normal atom have?
A normal atom will have a neutral charge. This is because they have the same amount of electrons as protons. Therefore, they cancel each other out.
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What is the atomic number?
An atomic number is the amount of protons in an atom.
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What is the mass number?
The mass number is the number of protons and neutrons in an atom.
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