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Title: Atoms - Finding a Balance
Description: Atoms are the basic unit of matter. They are composed of protons, neutrons, and electrons. In this lesson students will learn what a valence electron is, how to find the number of valence electrons using a periodic table, and how to determine the charge of an atom. 
Key Words: atom, proton, neutron, electron, valence shell, valence electron, ion 
Grade Level: 8th 
Subject: Science 

Teacher's Request: Lessons on how to find out the charges of atoms and their valence electrons


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