Lec2 - Chemistry of Life Thurs. 9/1/11 elements / atoms...

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Chemistry of Life Thurs. 9/1/11 elements / atoms subatomic particles binding sites chemical bonds ionic bonds covalent bonds polar non-polar bonds hydrogen bonds properties of water
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Elements : basic unit of matter 92 recognized elements 25 essential for life 4 major elements in living organisms
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Elements : atom - fig 2.2 subatomic particles nucleus of an atom orbiting nucleus
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Elements : Atoms - electrically neutral Each element has a unique which influences how the element
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Isotopes: atoms typically have atoms MAY vary in the # of neutrons they have radioactive isotopes acts the same as spontaneously
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Electrons have energy: electrons energy absorbed energy is released releases energy
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Electron Shells: open circle - available binding sites Atoms interact and form chemical bonds dependent upon electron configuration.
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- are formed when - made up of - -
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This note was uploaded on 01/18/2012 for the course L 100 taught by Professor Dr.susanhengeveld during the Fall '11 term at Indiana.

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Lec2 - Chemistry of Life Thurs. 9/1/11 elements / atoms...

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