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C2 1.1 Recapping Chemistry Basics

C2 1.1 Recapping Chemistry Basics

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Author: Gemma Boyson
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  • What is the structure of an atom?
  • What are the subatomic particles, and what are their charges & masses?
  • How does an atom's structure relate to it's place in the periodic table?
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Tutorial

Parts of an atom

Learn about the parts of an atom, their mass, and their charge, in this video from the Properties of Matter chapter of the Virtual School GCSE Chemistry.

Source: Fuse School

Atomic Number and Mass Number

How do we tell elements apart from each other? Find out in this video from the Properties of Matter chapter of the Virtual School GCSE Chemistry.

Source: Fuse School

Electron Shells and Electronic Configuration

Learn about the energy levels and electronic configurations of atoms of different elements in this video from the Properties of Matter chapter of the Virtual School GCSE Chemistry.

Source: Fuse School

What are Periods and Groups in the Periodic Table?

What's the difference between periods and groups in the Periodic Table and why are the elements structured this way. Find out in this video from the Properties of Matter chapter of the Virtual School GCSE / K12 Chemistry.

Source: Fuse School

Just how small is an atom?

Just how small are atoms? And what's inside them? The answers turn out to be astounding, even for those who think they know. This fast-paced animation uses spectacular metaphors (imagine a blueberry the size of a football stadium!) to give a visceral sense of the building blocks that make our world.

Source: TED-Ed