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Into the Atom, Part 2: The Atom’s First Pieces

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Could electrons really be as small as the numbers suggest? This is the hurdle for the initial study of electrical properties of elements. Learners view a video to follow the history of the science that led to the discovery of the parts of the atom.

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Use as an introduction to a unit on the periodic table
Classroom Considerations
  • Second installment of the consecutive four-part series Into the Atom
  • Expects a strong understanding of the components of the atom
  • Highlights key scientific vocabulary throughout
  • Images and animations help to clarify information
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