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History of the Atom Group Project

Time Frame

2 class periods of 90 minutes each

Group Size

Small Groups


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


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.

Created: 12/10/2014
Updated: 02/05/2018