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8th grade periodic table of elements

Atom Basic building block of all matter
Element Substance that consists of only one type of atom
Compound Substance that consists of more than one type of element
Organic compound A compound with carbon atoms
Inorganic compound A compound with no carbon
Proton Positive subatomic particles found in the nucleus of the atom
Electron Negative subatomic particle found in the cloud
Electron cloud A large, lightweight part of the atom
Neutrons Substance that has no electrical charge
Nucleus A small, heavy part of the atom
Subatomic Small parts that make up an atom
Atomic Number Equals the amount of Protons in an atom
Atomic Weight or Mass The amount of weight or mass of the Protons plus the Neutrons in an atom
Ion An atom with a positive or negative charge
If an atom has the same number of protons as electrons it will have a neutral charge
If an atom has more protons than electrons it will have a positive charge
If an atom has more electrons than protons it will have a negative charge
Name given to the chart of the elements Periodic table of elements
Is water an example of a compound or an element Compound
Is gold an example of a compound or an element Element
Created by: wjewell



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