Lesson Details

  • Name: The atom and its discovery
  • Code: C.4.10.AS.7
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  • Keywords: Plum pudding model, nuclear model, energy shells
  • Objectives: To describe the plum pudding model of the atom. To describe the work by Rutherford and the discovery of the nuclear model of the atom. To describe how energy changes in electrons led to Niels Bohr's model of the atom. To label the accepted model of the atom.
  • Competency: Describe how the model of the atom has changed over time
  • Proficiency: Describe the difference between the plum-pudding model of the atom and the nuclear model of the atom
  • Mastery: Describe and explain how testing a prediction can support or refute a new scientific idea

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