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What is a charged atom called?
An ion.
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Name 3 similarities and differences between an electron and proton.
Electrons have an equal but opposite charge and are much smaller. [It would take around 2000 electrons to equal the mass of a proton or neutron]
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What is the name of an element which has several forms, containing different numbers of neutrons?
Isotope.
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How to unstable nuclei become more stable?
Radioactive decay. [They decay into something else]
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Name the 3 types of radiation.
Alpha, Beta, Gamma.
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Name 3 similarities and differences between an electron and proton.

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Electrons have an equal but opposite charge and are much smaller. [It would take around 2000 electrons to equal the mass of a proton or neutron]

Card 3

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What is the name of an element which has several forms, containing different numbers of neutrons?

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Card 4

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How to unstable nuclei become more stable?

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Card 5

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Name the 3 types of radiation.

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