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CLIP 4409

Structure of the atom

Structure of the atom

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Key Info
  • Structure of the atom
  • Duration: 01:09
  • In an atom, a cloud of electrons surround a central nucleus. The electrons carry a negative electric charge. The nucleus is positively charged as it contains a mixture of positively charged protons and neutral neutrons. The arrangement of electron shells is described.
  • Subject:



    Chem: Periodic Table and Atomic Structure

  • Keywords: electron, proton, neutron, nucleus, shell, atom, atomic structure, reactivity, chemistry, bitesize
Ideas for use in class
  • Use to introduce the structure of the atom, or to consolidate the concept after teaching. It can also link to a discussion on valency and reactivity.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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