Chemistry Vocab

Atom
The smallest part of an element that keeps all the properties of that element.
Electron Cloud
The atom’s electrons travel in an area of space around the nucleus called the electron cloud.
Energy Levels
The different areas for an electron in an atom.
Electron Dot Diagram
The symbol for the element surrounded by as many dots as there are electrons in its outer energy level.
Chemical Bond
The force that holds two atoms together.