Elements and the Periodic Table

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

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