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The Bohr-Rutherford Model of the Atom
In this atom model worksheet, students explore how scientists developed the Bohr-Rutherford atom model. Students complete 15 fill in the blank statements.
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Nuclear Reactions - Rutherford's Alpha Scattering Experiment
Neat! Show your physics class exactly how Ernest Rutherford fired alpha particles at a piece of gold foil and so determined that most of an atom is composed of empty space. Not just a slide show, but almost an animation, this...
7th - 12th Science
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
New Review Rutherford Scattering
Rutherford performed his famous experiment in 1907 with Marsden, showing the true atomic structure. This interactive simulation compares Rutherford's historical experiment to the Plum pudding model of the atom. In both models, alpha...
9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable