Pre-Ap Physical Science: The Importance Of Electrons

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Dylan Clayton Mrs. Beckwith Pre-Ap Physical Science 9 7 December 2015 The Importance of Electrons Electrons are the negatively charged subatomic particles that revolve the center, nucleus, of an atom. They are arranged in different energy levels and they orbit around the nucleus like the Earth revolves around the Sun. Electrons are important in atoms, compounds, and chemical bonds involved in chemical reactions. These subatomic particles have importanance to the organization of elements into periods & groups, characteristics of elements in the same periods & groups, and the formation of compounds based on periodic table placement. The organization of periods and groups consist of the number of valence electrons. Periods are the rows

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