Electron Configuration and the Periodic Table

In this lesson, we will explain why the charge of an atom is neutral. Draw and write the electron configuration of atoms and explain how electron configuration is linked to the group number.

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Quiz:

Electron configuration

This quiz will test your understanding of electron configuration. It will also include revision questions from previous lessons within this topic.

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Q1.Revision: What is an element?

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Q2.What is the CHARGE of an electron?

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Q3.What is the CHARGE of a proton?

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Q4.How many electrons are there in a magnesium atom? You will need to use your periodic table to answer this question.

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Q5.What is the electron configuration of magnesium? You will need to use your periodic table to answer this question.

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Q6.What group is sodium in? You will need to use your periodic table to answer this question.

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Q7.How many electrons does chlorine have in its outer shell? You will need to use your periodic table to answer this question.

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Q8.A neutral atom contains:

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Quiz:

Electron configuration

This quiz will test your understanding of electron configuration. It will also include revision questions from previous lessons within this topic.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Question 7

Question 8

Q1.Revision: What is an element?

1/8

Q2.What is the CHARGE of an electron?

2/8

Q3.What is the CHARGE of a proton?

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Q4.How many electrons are there in a magnesium atom? You will need to use your periodic table to answer this question.

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Q5.What is the electron configuration of magnesium? You will need to use your periodic table to answer this question.

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Q6.What group is sodium in? You will need to use your periodic table to answer this question.

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Q7.How many electrons does chlorine have in its outer shell? You will need to use your periodic table to answer this question.

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Q8.A neutral atom contains:

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Lesson summary: Electron Configuration and the Periodic Table

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