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History of the Atom Group Project

Time Frame:
2 class periods that run 90 minutes each.

Group Size:
Small Groups


Students will research a chemist and make a class presentation that includes a poster and worksheet.

Main Curriculum Tie:
Science - Chemistry
Standard 1 Objective 3

Correlate atomic structure and the physical and chemical properties of an element to the position of the element on the periodic table.



Instructional Procedures:

  1. Copy the directions and rubric for students.
  2. Read the introduction with students and show the youtube video at:
    The video starts a little slowly but is an EXCELLENT example of how science works.
  3. Ask students to read the directions and choose their part (A, B, C, or D).
  4. Allow time for students to work on the project. Remind them to use the rubric.
  5. Grade the projects as the students present them.

Assessment Plan:
Use the rubric sheet attached.

Lesson Design by Jordan School District Teachers and Staff.

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Created Date :
Dec 10 2014 11:46 AM