Atomic Structure of Elements

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Key takeaways
Describe the general atomic structure, using the subatomic particles and their characteristics.
Describe how to calculate the number of subatomic particles per element atom using information from the periodic table, with examples.
Explain how to determine the electronic structure of an atom using the periodic table.
Jamie JohnsonHost: Jamie (BSc (Hons), MSc, PGCE) is a Science teacher who is passionate about breaking down complex topics into digestible bites for students.

There are 118 elements, but what makes each element unique? This lesson covers the steps involved in the determination of the number of each subatomic particle present in each element atom, as well as their arrangement. This class is aimed at students in Years 10 and 11 and is an important topic to revise as the periodic table and atomic structure are key elements in Chemistry!

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Suitable for:

This class is suitable for all students, especially those in Years 10-11 or S4-S5.

Class requirements:

Students will require a laptop with internet connection to view the class. A pen and notepad will also be required during the lesson.

What to expect:
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