Education Technology

The History Behind the Atom

Published on 05/16/2009

Activity Overview

This StudyCard activity enables students to review the key contributions by scientists and philosophers towards our current understanding of the atom. It also allows students to review characteristics of the major atomic models.

Before the Activity

Students should have access either to the TI-83 or TI-84 family of calculators.

During the Activity

This StudyCard activity enables students to review the key contributions by scientists and philosophers towards our current understanding of the atom. It also allows students to review characteristics of the major atomic models.

After the Activity

Review student answers:

  • As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
  • Re-teach concepts as necessary