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    Effective Nuclear Charge, Shielding effect, & Periodic Properties Tutorial; Crash Chemistry Academy

    Today’s video is about shielding and effective nuclear charge. Shielding and effective nuclear charge are in a sense two sides of the same coin. It gives us a model to understand how the behavior of atoms derives from the interplay of positive and negative particles in the atom. And we call that behavior atomic properties. More specifically shielding and effective nuclear charge refer to how the interplay of positive and negative affect the valence electron shell since that is primarily where chemistry occurs. There are two forces in the atom that result in the chemistry we experience. One is the negative electron and positive proton exerting an attractive force on…