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Building Blocks:Elements built from Protons, Neutrons, and Electrons

Building Blocks:Elements built from Protons, Neutrons, and Electrons

This resource describes how elements are built from protons, neutrons, and electrons.  Animations and movies effectively show how like charges repel and opposites attract; how electrons orbit around protons, and the role neutrons play in helping protons stay together in the nucleus of the atom.  The resource goes on to describe how atoms can build in different ways (akin to building blocks) to create materials that differ in properties.

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