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Journey Through an Atom
Updated: 5/21/2020
Journey Through an Atom
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  • They must be inside the atom calcium because Maurice drank milk!
  • Maurice drinks his mug of milk on a stormy night and gets struck by lightening while drinking
  • Did you know? Calcium is the most abundant of the metallic elements in the human body
  • Due to the lightening struck and drinking of the milk, Maurice shrank inside the milk's atom
  • meaning the valence electron is 2.
  • This atom's electron configuration is 2, 8, 8, 2.
  • Maurice moves inside the atom, getting a closer look
  • 20 protons
  • 20 neutrons
  • The atomic number, which is the number of protons found in the nucleus, of calcium is 20. And the atomic mass is 40.078.
  • This atom must be calcium, which symbol on the periodic table is Ca.
  • Groups are columns and periods are rows
  • Calcium in the periodic table is group 2 period 4.
  • Wow, I learnt so much about the atom calcium!
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