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Ch7(1-2)Oct19FA07a - CHEM 109 General Chemistry University...

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CHEM 109 General Chemistry University of Nebraska FALL 2008
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Characteristics of Atoms Atoms: possess _______ contain positive _________ contain electrons occupy __________ have various properties attract one another combine to form molecules How do we study atoms?
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How do we study atoms? The best tool for studying the structure of atoms is __________________________ . What we call _____, is just one form of electromagnetic radiation. The properties of light help us understand _______________________.
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Light moves even faster AND has shorter wavelengths than either ocean waves or sound waves. These combine to give light extremely ___________________________ . Waves of electromagnetic radiation that we see as light have really, really ________________ between 400 and 700 nanometers (a nanometer is one billionth of a meter!).
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The Wave Nature of Light Electromagnetic Radiation is a form of energy that has wave characteristics and that propagates through a vacuum at the
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This note was uploaded on 09/22/2009 for the course CHEM 109 taught by Professor Hart during the Spring '09 term at Nebraska Christian.

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