Quick Answer: What Are Atoms Dummies?

Atoms in a chemical element that have different numbers of neutrons than protons and electrons are called isotopes.

The atoms in a particular element have an identical number of protons and electrons but can have varying numbers of neutrons.

What is an atom simple definition?

The definition of an atom is the smallest component of an element, characterized by a sharing of the chemical properties of the element and a nucleus with neutrons, protons and electrons.

How do you explain atoms to children?

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How do atoms work?

Most atoms have three different subatomic particles inside them: protons, neutrons, and electrons. The protons and neutrons are packed together into the center of the atom (which is called the nucleus) and the electrons, which are very much smaller, whizz around the outside. Most of an atom is empty space.

How do you understand atoms?

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