What parts make up the nucleus?

1 Answer
May 7, 2018

Answer:

Protons and neutrons

Explanation:

The standard, simple model of an atom is just a bunch of packed balls, called neutrons and protons, tightly packed together due to the strong force in a region called the nucleus. Outside the empty space, electrons orbit the atom in electron clouds, which are regions where electrons are likely to be found, called orbitals.

Have a look here:

http://data.allenai.org/tqa/electron_cloud_atomic_model_L_0884/

The nucleus is made up of protons, the positively-charged particles, and neutrons, the neutrally-charged particles, which have a net zero charge.