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Define the term atom

The smallest part of a substance

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Define the term element

A pure substance made up of only one type of atom

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What is H

Hydrogen

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What is He

Helium

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What is Li

Lithium

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What is Be

Beryllium

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What is B

Boron

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What is C

Carbon

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What in N

Nitrogen

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What is O

Oxygen

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What is F

Fluorine

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What is Ne

Neon

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What is Na

Sodium

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What is Mg

Magnesium

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What is Al

Aluminium

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What is Si

Silicon

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What is P

Phosphorus

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What is S

Sulfur

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What is Cl

Chlorine

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What is Ar

Argon

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What is K

Potassium

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What is Ca

Calcium

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What is Fe

Iron

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What is Cu

Copper

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What is Ag

Silver

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What is Au

Gold

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How does the properties of copper determine its use

Copper is ductile and has high electrical conductivity which is why it’s used in electrical wiring

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How do the properties of Aluminium determine its use

Aluminium is malleable and has high thermal conductivity which is why it’s used in saucepans

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How do the properties of helium determine its use

Helium is a gas and has low reactivity, which is why it’s used in airships

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How do the properties of carbon (diamond) determine its use

Carbon (diamond) is a solid and has a high melting point, which is why it’s used in drill and blade tips