Electron configuration

This lesson looks at how to calculate the number of subatomic particles in an atom and how to draw and write the electron configuration for atoms.

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Quiz:

Electron Configuration

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Q1.Which sub-atomic particle is not found in the nucleus?

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Q2.What does the atomic number of an element tell us?

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Q3.How can we work out the number of neutrons in an atom?

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Q4.What does the group number of an element tell us?

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Q5.What is the maximum number of electrons that can fit in the first electron shell (shell 1)?

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Q6.What is the maximum number of electrons that can fit in the second electron shell (shell 2)?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Electron Configuration

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Q1.Which sub-atomic particle is not found in the nucleus?

1/6

Q2.What does the atomic number of an element tell us?

2/6

Q3.How can we work out the number of neutrons in an atom?

3/6

Q4.What does the group number of an element tell us?

4/6

Q5.What is the maximum number of electrons that can fit in the first electron shell (shell 1)?

5/6

Q6.What is the maximum number of electrons that can fit in the second electron shell (shell 2)?

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Lesson summary: Electron configuration

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