Flashcards in Atoms Deck (6)
What are elements?
A pure substance that cannot be broken down into other substances. Elements are made of only one atom.
What is an atom?
Atoms make up elements. Each element has its own atoms.
What is the structure of an atom?
an atom is made up of a nucleus full of protons and neutrons. Surrounding the nucleus there are rings called shells. These shells are where the electrons are.
The atomic number of an element is the same number as...
a)electrons and neutrons
b)protons and electrons
b) protons and electrons
What is the shell configuration?