What Are Some Examples of Atoms?

Different Types of Atoms

This is a basic diagram of an atom, with protons, neutrons and electrons.
This is a basic diagram of an atom, with protons, neutrons and electrons. AhmadSherif, Wikipedia Commons

Question: What Are Some Examples of Atoms?

Atoms are fundamental units of matter that cannot be broken down using any chemical means. Here are some examples of atoms.

Answer: Many atoms consist of a positively-charged nucleus of protons and neutrons surrounded by a negatively-charged cloud of electrons. At its most basic level, an atom is any matter that contains at least a proton. Atoms may be neutral or electrically charged.

A single particle of any element listed in the periodic table is an atom. Here are some examples of atoms: