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Parts of an Atom

Atom The smallest unit of all matter that maintains properties of certain elements
Proton Positively charged subatomic particles in the nucleus
Nuetron Subatomic particles in the nucleus with no charge
Electron Negatively Charges subatomic particles found outside the nucleus
Nucleus An atoms central region, made up of protons and electrons
Orbital Also called an electron cloud, the region around the nucleus where electrons can be found
Isotope An atom of an element that has a different number of neutrons
Atomic Mass Sum of the protons and neutrons found within the nucleus
Atomic Number The number of protons found in the nucleus
Gravitational Force Force of the pull of objects on each other
Electromagnetic Force Force of objects of different charges attracting eachother
Strong Force Force of the Neutrons pulling the protons together
Weak Force The force of a neutron changing into a proton in unstable atoms
Subatomic Anything smaller then an atom
Metals Region of the Periodic Table, these elements are malleable, have a high density, usually shiny, and are good at conducting electricity
Nonmetals Region of the periodic table, these elements are brittle, have a low density, usually are dull, and have a low melting temperature
Metalliods Region of the periodic table, these elements have properties of both metals and non metals
Valence Electron Electrons that are found in the outermost orbital, the groups of the periodic table always have the same amount
Created by: Tmohondro



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