10 Salinity and Carbon 1

10 Salinity and Carbon 1 - Sodium ion (Na + ) 11 protons...

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Ocean Water
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Why is the ocean salty? Why is the ocean salty?
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What is a salt?
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Salts are made from Ions
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Elements Electrons (-) Protons (+) Elements in the periodic table have equal numbers of protons (+) and electrons (-). They are electrically neutral
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Ions Ions are stable forms of elements that acquire an electrical charge by gaining or losing electrons Elemental Sodium (Na) 11 protons (+), 11 electrons (-)
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Unformatted text preview: Sodium ion (Na + ) 11 protons (+), 10 electrons (-) By losing an electron, sodium has more protons than electrons and becomes positively charged. Na - 1e-= Na + Na 11 protons e-e-e-e-e-e-e-e-e-e-e-+ Na + Sodium Na 2Na + 2H 2 2Na + + 2 OH-+ H 2 http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-2158222101210607510&ei=syO5SuaVBJLiqgKWif37AQ&q=sodium+explosion&hl=en#...
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10 Salinity and Carbon 1 - Sodium ion (Na + ) 11 protons...

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