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Radioactivity: Expect the Unexpected

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Several radioactive concepts are explained with the help of animated atoms, complete with their own facial expressions. As physical science pupils watch, they learn about gaining or losing atomic particles, alpha and beta particles, and...
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Just How Small Is an Atom?

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Using a massive cartoon blueberry as an atom model, an animated astronaut describes an atom's anatomy and the density of its nucleus. After showing this featurette, you can have young physical scientists construct atom models. Also, be...
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Atomic Theories Chart Worksheet

For Students 7th - 12th
Here is a research assignment for your physical scientists on the history of atomic theory. Pupils look up information by the name of contributing scientists. Designed as a large data table, the page requires learners to write a...
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Nuclear Reactions - Rutherford's Alpha Scattering Experiment

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Neat! Show your physics class exactly how Ernest Rutherford fired alpha particles at a piece of gold foil and so determined that most of an atom is composed of empty space. Not just a slide show, but almost an animation, this...
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Structure of the Atom

For Teachers 5th - 12th
A variety of activities get new chemists exploring the elements. The highlight is a song shown via online video by Tom Lehrer called, "The Elements." Offer bonus points to anyone who can memorize this tune! Other various interactive...
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Atomic Musical Chairs

For Teachers 5th - 8th
An engaging activity enlightens young chemists in this lesson on atomic structure. They play musical chairs through a series of concentric circles that represent electon orbitals. A laundry basket in the middle holds the protons and...
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Evidence Revealing the Composition of the Atom

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Investigators use indirect evidence to guess what is occupying a sealed box. You could also use a set of plastic Easter eggs to encase the unknown items. Another terrific activity involves having learners drop a pencil on a sheet of...
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2004 U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad - Local Section Exam

For Students 9th - 12th
For this National Olympiad exam worksheet, chemistry apprentices answer sixty multiple choice questions including general chemistry topics such as atomic structure, gases, problem solving, writing and balancing equations and solutions....
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Regents High School Examination PHYSICAL SETTING CHEMISTRY 2007

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The University of the State of New York has designed a series of exams to be given to high schoolers. This chemistry exam is one of the most comprehensive and well-written that you will ever find. It consists of 84 questions in a variety...
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Regents High School Examination PHYSICAL SETTING CHEMISTRY 2006

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The 2006 version of the Regents High School Exam is just as thorough as the rest of them! Assess chemistry learners on an entire year's curriculum when they take this thirteen page test. 
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Element Jeopardy

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Here is a 25-question Jeopardy-style game to use as a review with physical science classes on elements, the periodic table, atomic structure, and basic chemical reactions. If there are any questions that you did not cover with your...
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Chemistry Revision Themes: Quick Crosswords

For Students 6th - 12th
A collection of 16 different chemistry crosswords provides variety in the ways that your class reviews chemistry vocabulary and concepts. Because the topics for each range from the introductory periodic table of elements to the complex...
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Periodic Table Crossword Puzzle

For Students 7th - 10th
In terms of crossword puzzles, this one on the periodic table of elements and atomic structure has some value. Twenty questions must be answered to complete the puzzle, but be sure to warn learners that when an answer requires two words,...
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Study Jams! Atoms: Protons, Neutrons, Electrons

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
What's smaller than a kiwi seed? Atoms! Basic atomic structure is detailed for beginning chemists in a light-hearted animation. Protons and neutrons are explained as part of the nucleus, and so are electrons that encircle the nucleus....
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Bohr Model of the Atom

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Your fifth graders will totally get atomic structure after viewing this clip. The Bohr Model of the Atom is defined by its parts, mass, and function. Each part of the atom is personified to help learners remember what they are and how...
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The Discovery of the Atomic Nucleus

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Your host, Dr. Brian Cox, calls Ernest Rutherford the first proper particle physicist. He uses tennis balls to demonstrate what happened when Rutherford's students fired particles at a sheet of gold. Rutherford was able to deduce that...
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Quantum Mechanics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Mostly what you will find here is a history of quantum mechanics. Influential scientists are introduced (along with some of their recorded quotes), the progression of atomic models is reviewed, and finally experssions and equations are...
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The Building Blocks

For Teachers 7th - 12th
This PowerPoint is a comprehensive review of all the facts related to an atom's basic structure and function. What makes this unique is that it is geared toward an audience of junior geologists. After introducing the periodic table of...
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The Who's Who of Quantum Physics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This wonderful recap of powerful figures in scientific history includes pictures, important dates, and the information about their inventions or impact. Atomic structure and the photoelectric effect are introduced. The first slide gives...
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Atomic Structure

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The first nine slides visit the history of our understanding of atoms. The next several outline the structure of atoms. Subatomic particles, electron configuration, and diagramming methods are introduced. This is a neatly organized...
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Unit 2 ~ Atomic Structure

For Students 9th - 12th
As an atomic structure reference and review tool, this handout fits the bill. The first page provides definitions and tables of orbitals, electrons, and energy levels. The second page is an opportunity to practice determining numbers of...
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The Number of Neutrons

For Students 9th - 12th
Although the focus of this worksheet is the neutron, you cannot talke about them without also dealing with protons and electrons! Chemistry kids fill in a table of 14 elements, identifying the mass, atomic number, isotopic symbol, and...
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The Atom Board - Making Atoms

For Students 5th - 12th
For this atom worksheet, chemists learn how to determine the number of protons, neutrons and electrons in an atom using the atomic mass and atomic number. They complete a chart of the subatomic particles and use marbles to represent...
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What Is Inside the Atom?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Four lessons make up this mini unit about atomic structure and spectra. A pretest is provided to give an idea of what is already known about the atom. Through a series of demonstrations and lecture, you present the information to young...