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Atoms and atomic structures



Everything in the universe is made of atoms. From the screen you are looking at, to the hand you are using to navigate this page, atoms are the building blocks of all matter.

This tutorial will step you through what atoms are made of and how they make other molecules and compounds. This unit also covers electrons: how are they structured and how do they behave? What is the relationship between a quantum number and an electron?

This tutorial covers


hand drawn atomic structures