Earth Processes

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  1. covalent bond
    An attraction between atoms that share one or more pairs of valence electrons.
  2. electron
    A subatomic particle, with a single negative charge, that moves around the nucleus of an atom.
  3. isotope
    A variant of an atom, with a different number of neutrons.
  4. proton
    A subatomic particle, with a single positive charge, found in the nucleus of an atom.
  5. hydrogen bond
    A weak chemical bond formed when the partially positive hydrogen atom participating in a polar covalent bond is attracted to the partially negative atom participating in another polar covalent bond.
  6. polar molecule
    A molecule containing polar covalent bonds.
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