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Building elements worksheet

Year Level(s) Years 7-10
Subject Area(s) Science General Science Chemistry
Topic(s) Atomic Science
Resource Type Worksheet

This worksheet introduces the atom and uncovers the properties of protons, neutrons, electrons, ions and isotopes. It also contains a table allows for comparing the mass and charge of protons, neutrons and electrons, and their relation to elements in the periodic table.

Educational Value Statement

  • Defines atoms
  • Explains atoms are made of protons, neutrons and electrons
  • Outlines how ions and isotopes are formed
  • Links periodic table elements with protons and neutrons, mass and symbol
  • Can be downloaded as a PDF File

Key Learning Objectives

  • Students learn all matter is made of atoms
  • Students understand atoms consist of protons, neutrons and electrons and their properties
  • Students can explain how isotopes and ions are formed
  • Students can read a periodic table to identify mass and element symbols
  • Students understand the relationship between protons, neutrons and the elements in the periodic table


Science Understanding : Chemical Science

Australian Curriculum Content Statements

Science: (ACSSU177)

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