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Scientists and the Atom: Home

Assignment

In groups of no more than two, you will:

  • research a scientists understanding of the atom
  • create a poster, video or powerpoint that communicates
    • the scientist's understanding of the atom
    • a visual representation of how the scientist believed the atom worked
    • a brief biography of the scientist
    • how the scientist's understanding has contributed to our current understanding of the atom
  • present your findings to the class in a short presentation of no more than 4 minutes.

Big Question

How did different scientists contribute to our understanding of the atom?

History of the Atom

Resources

Atomic Theory