What are Elements?
It is a substance which cannot be split into 2 or more simpler substances by chemical reactions
It is made up of only 1 type of atoms
- Cupper (Cu), Iron (Fe)
What are Compounds?
They are made up of more than 1 type of atoms
- Water (H 2 O) is made up of 2 Atoms of Hydrogen and 1 Atom of Oxygen
- Carbon Dioxide(CO 2 ) is made up of 1 atom of Carbon and 2 atoms of Oxygen