chemistry Word Scramble
C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
Atom Smallest piece of matter that has the same properties of the element it is in.
Proton A positive subatomic particle in the atom's nucleus. is the identity of the element and atomic number.
Neutron A neutral subatomic particle in the atom's nucleus....has no charge and most of the mass.
Electron A negative subatomic particle spinning outside the nucleus of an atom. Tiny!
Element The simplest forms of matter that contain only one type of atom.
Periodic Table of Elements A chart that organizes all the elements by atomic number and properties.
Valance Electron The electron in the outer level of an atom that causes atoms to bond together.
Chemical Bond An interaction that holds 2 atoms together.
Chemical Bonding The joining of atoms to form new substances.
Ionic Bond Is formed when electrons are transferred from one atom to another atom.
Ion Charged particle or atom that gained or lost electrons.
Crystal Lattice Repeating 3 dimensional pattern that forms when ions bond.
Covalent Bond The type of bones that forms when atoms share electrons instead of transferring them.
Metallic Bond A special bon metal ions and electrons that swim around them.
Malleability Metals can be pounded into thin sheets.
Ductility Metals can be stretched and drawn into wires.
Conductivity Electrical: metal can conduct or carry electricity through wires.
Thermal: metal can conduct or carry heat in order to cook food.
Electron Dot Diagram An easy way to show the valence electrons in an atom or chemical bond
Compound A set of elements that are chemically bonded & changed into new substances NaCl = salt