Busy. Please wait.

Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.

By signing up, I agree to StudyStack's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the email address associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove ads
Don't know (0)
Know (0)
remaining cards (0)
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards

Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

The Basics of Atoms

AJDS Pent Work Section 1

What is an atom? The basic building block of all matter.
What is matter? Anything that has mass and takes up space.
Where is the nucleus located at? At the center of the atom.
What is a proton? A positively charged particle.
What is a neutron? A neutral particle which has no charge.
What is an electron? A negatively charge particle.
Who was the first person to use the word "atom". The Greek philosopher Democritus.
Which part of the atom has the most mass? The nucleus.
Who found the electrons? J. J. Thomson
What is the lightest part of an atom? Electrons
What is within an atom? Protons, Electrons, and Neutrons.
What is the Greek meaning of the word atom? Indivisible