History of Atomic Theory (cut & paste & foldable) Activity from Sandy's Science on TeachersNotebook.com - (3 pages) - This is a cut and paste and foldable activity. Students cut out and sort pictures of scientists (Democritus, Dalton, Thomson, Rutherford, Bohr, Chadwick) historical dates and descriptions of their theories. Follow-up questions on modern cloud theory and w
Atoms and Molecules Poster- This graphic can be printed out as a reference sheet for students to use during the Atoms unit or a summative review sheet. It will help ensure students see how all of the concepts in the unit interrelate. #AtomsandMolecules #SummativeReviewSheet More
Analyzing President Truman's Diary Entry on the Atomic Bomb
This fantastic primary source document activity has students reading a short excerpt from President Truman's diary entry regarding the use of atomic bombs on Japan. In simple terms, Truman justifies dropping the bombs on Hiroshima & Nagasaki and calls them "military targets". A great, simple reading for students to complete and generate a debate on the bomb's use. One of my favorite ways to conclude our World War II unit and always spurs a great class debate.
Atomic Structure Activity/ Atomic Structure Foldable/ Atoms Foldable/ Atoms Unit
These atomic structure cootie catchers are a great way for students to have fun while learning about atomic structure. These cootie catchers contain the following atomic structure vocabulary terms: Atom, Proton, Neutron, Electron, Nucleus, Electron cloud, Isotope, Element These cootie catchers on atomic structure come in color and black & white, and also come with a version where students can add their own definitions.
In this Atomic Structure Worksheet, students are asked to recall all of the information found in an element square, sketch Bohr Diagrams of atoms, calculate the number of neutrons and valence electrons in an atom, and create Lewis/electron-dot diagrams.