Elements and the Periodic Table

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Scientist who developed the first periodic table of elements (last name only)
Number of electrons that can be held in the second shell (spell out number
Particles that move around in the cloud-like region of the atom
Negatively charged particles in an atom
Every atom of an element has the same number of _____.
Atoms with the same number of protons and different numbers of neutrons
Particle in the atom with no charge
Number of electrons that can be held in the first shell (spell out number)
Describes how shiny a metal is
True or false: Most metals are not good conductors of heat and electricity.
The number of protons in the nucleus of an atom
Substance that can conduct electric current under some conditions but not under other conditions
The ease and speed with which an element reacts with other substances
A material that can be pulled out into long wires is said to be _____.
The deterioration of a metal due to a chemical reaction in the environment
True or false: Most nonmetals are poor conductors of electric current and heat.
Scientist who discovered electrons
The smallest particle that can still be considered an element
Scientist who thought that the atom was just a round ball that couldn't be broken into smaller pieces
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These have some properties of metals and some properties of nonmetals
True or false: Most metals are solid at room temperature.
Scientist who discovered that the atom had a positively charged nucleus
A material that can be hammered or rolled into flat sheets or other shapes is said to be _____
Positively charged particles in an atom
Columns in the periodic table
Scientist who thought that electrons were found in specific orbits around the nucleus
Region in the center of an atom
Name of the modern model of the atom
The most reactive type of metal
Average mass of all the isotopes of an element
The modern periodic table is arranged in order of increasing ______.
Rows in the periodic table
Region where protons and neutrons are found
True or false: The number of protons always stays the same as the number of electrons in an atom.
Sum of the protons and neutrons of an atom
Particle in the atom with the smallest mass.
Unit used to measure the mass of an atom (abbreviation)

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