Calculating the Number of Sub-Atomic Particles in an Atom
In this atoms worksheet, high schoolers compare the position, relative charge and relative mass of sub-atomic particles. Students define mass number and atomic number. This worksheet has 2 graphic organizers and 4 short answer questions.
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Exploring the Large Hadron Collider
On this physics handout, pupils read about the Hadron Collider used to make new sub-atomic particles by accelerating protons. They solve 6 math problems that include translating electron volts to Joules. This is geared toward high school...
9th - Higher Ed Science
Particles and Waves: The Central Mystery of Quantum Mechanics
Help young physicists make a quantum leap in their understanding of matter with this short instructional video. Tracing the early work of Max Planck, Albert Einstein, and others, this resource explains the science behind the amazing fact...
5 mins 10th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Why Neutrinos Matter
What can we learn from one of the smallest particles in the universe? A lot more than you might expect. Check out this short video as it takes a closer look at neutrinos, tiny elementary particles that carry valuable information from the...
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
The 2,400-Year Search for the Atom
From ancient Greek philosophers to early American Quakers, people have sought to understand the composition of matter for millennia. Follow along with this video as it explores the long scientific journey that eventually led to the...
5 mins 5th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable