What are Atoms & Molecules? - Definition & Differences


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Which of the following is NOT a subatomic particle found inside the atom?

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1. What is the difference between a molecule and a compound?

2. If you create a mixture by putting two substances together, what kind of bonding occurs?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In order to see what you know about characteristics of both atoms and molecules, use this quiz and worksheet. Different types of bonds and particles found in atoms are topics you'll see on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can assess your understanding of:

  • Substances that usually form covalent bonds
  • A bond in which one atom is given one or more electrons by another atom
  • Subatomic particles found in an atom
  • The difference between compounds and molecules
  • Type of bonding that happens when you create a mixture

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on molecules and atoms
  • Information recall - remember the details you picked up about the types of substances that form covalent bonds
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast main topics, such as compounds and molecules

Additional Learning

Gain more knowledge about these chemistry topics using the lesson named What are Atoms & Molecules? - Definition & Differences. Some objectives you can complete include:

  • Determine what an atom is
  • Compare and contrast the different types of bonds
  • Review characteristics of molecules