Reflection: Rigor History of the Atom - Section 4: Elaborate/Evaluate


For this lesson a lot of students had a hard time with the second set of questions.  For next year I will reword the questions to say which was the FIRST model that accounted for the specific concept that the question addresses.   This new worksheet reflects these changes.

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History of the Atom

Unit 2: Unit 2: Matter, Atoms, and the Periodic Table
Lesson 4 of 11

Objective: Students will be able to model the atom and explain how theories regarding the atom have changed throughout history as demonstrated by taking notes, watching videos, drawing models, and analyzing models.

Big Idea: Scientists have investigated atoms throughout history which has led to many changes regarding our understanding of the structure of the atom.

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Science, Chemistry, atom, History of Atom
  75 minutes
alpha scattering experiment
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