Science Quiz / Elements and the Periodic Table

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Can you name the Elements and the Periodic Table Key Terms?

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

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