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Never be confused by this concept again! In this video, we talk about the difference between an atom and molecule, and discuss the nucleus, energy levels, protons and neutrons, compounds, covalent bonding, sharing electrons, and lego blocks.
What's the Difference between an Atom and a Molecule?
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Question: so is a molecule basically a compound or a mixture?
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What are the difference between element and atom.Give few Examples sir
1:41 you said it correct there But your Nucleus of hydrogen in your figure is wrong.
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Why does the third shell of an atom has 8electrons where it has the capacity of 18?
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Thank you! Brilliant explanation.
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what's the difference between an atom
and a molecule if you're wondering this
you're definitely not alone because this
is such a common question in chemistry
so the short answer is atoms are like
Legos or blocks or bricks and molecules
are like this stuff that we actually
build with those blocks of bricks that's
a short answer let me give you a longer
answer that might be more useful so
let's start by talking a little bit
about atoms there are a few important
parts of that an atom has a nucleus
which is made up of protons and neutrons
that's what I've drawn here with little
dots and then around the nucleus of the
that's where electrons live and
electrons live in these circular
neighborhoods called energy levels and
so I'm drawing in the electrons here
with these black dots many atoms have
more than one energy level so they have
these rings kind of around the nucleus
like this with these electrons ok so
here's one atom let me draw another out
here's a proton here's a neutron this
Anjelica have one proton and then around
here's electron here's a here's an
energy level where one electron lives ok
so two atoms here so there are all sorts
of different types of atom and the type
of atom that you have depends on the
number of protons in the nucleus this
atom over here has eight protons in the
nucleus which it which means it is an
atom of oxygen
this one over here only has one proton
of nucleus which means that it is an
atom of hydrogen as I said there are all
different kinds of atoms and they're
actually about 100 different kinds and
when we talk about them is usually
easier than instead of like writing out
the name every time we use abbreviations
so we want to talk about oxygen we write
an O for hydrogen there's an H we have
represented by a see we have nitrogen
atoms represented by an N
chlorine with a CL fluorine with an F
and so on and so forth all of these ABS
all these types of atoms are all a
little bit different I like to think
about these like Lego blocks right there
are all these different types of Lego
blocks but they're all a little bit
different there are different colors
they're different sizes some are tall
others are like flat and skinny and
that's like these atoms that all have
slightly different characteristics
now the the different characteristics of
these Lego blocks come in handy when we
actually want to build something with
them and then we're happy that you know
one is really skinny or one is red or
whatever and so that's where the
different qualities of the atoms come
into play we take these bricks and we
build like a little house with and now
we're talking about molecules so we take
these bricks and we snap them together
we can do the same thing with atoms I
can take an oxygen atom and snap it
together with two hydrogen atoms and
when I say snap it together I mean I
physically connect it that's what these
little lines here represent and when I
do that when I have one oxygen connected
to two hydrogen's I have a molecule of
water then I call it h2o
because there are two hydrogen's and one
oxygen or I can do this I can take a
carbon atom and snap three hydrogen's to
it attach another carbon with two
hydrogen's and then an oxygen and then a
hydrogen and I have a molecule called
ethanol which is a kind of alcohol
that's in beer and wine so the point is
molecules are made when we take
individual atoms and physically combine
them together to make stuff just the
same way we take individual Lego blocks
and snap them together to build houses
or wherever you
want to make and I'll even take this one
step for it I show it at the beginning
that if we could zoom in zillions and
zillions of times this is what Nana
would look if we took this water
molecule and we could zoom in on in
millions and millions of times this is
what we'd see and we'd see the oxygen
atom and the two hydrogen atoms and that
they're actually all physically
connected together they're physically
connected because they're sharing
electrons forming what's called covalent
bond you don't already know that don't
worry about it but they're connected
here because they're sharing electrons
and so now they've made like a physical
connection between each other and
they've made you know something that's
like one of these these Lego houses
where everything gets snapped together
so anyway that is the difference between
atoms and molecules atoms are like
individual building blocks and molecules
are the stuff that we get when we take
these building blocks and combine them
connect them together
What is the difference between molecules and compounds?
Okay but hydrogen has no neutrons in it
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@Tyler Dewitt “then what’s the difference between atom and element?” Thank you!
Are you able to explain the difference between a molecule and compound please?
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I completely forgot how they're different, thank you Youtube!!!
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