Honors Chemistry/ Chemistry I Explanatory Essay Outline & Requirements
What is the history and evolution of atomic models?
After researching the topic, write an explanatory essay that addresses the essential question. Support your research paper with evidence from the electronic sources and texts available to you.
Key Scientists, atomic models and experiments: John Dalton, J.J. Thomson, Ernest Rutherford, Niels Bohr, gold foil experiment (also known as Rutherford or Geiger-Mardsen experiment), cathode ray tube, plum pudding model
Download or view the rubric. Open and look at the timeline for an overview of the history of atomic models.
Resources – Explore the following websites. Some of the sites have links to other pages or resources. When you are exploring the web for sources, it is important to make sure they are legitimate sites. Typically, sites which are .edu are reliable sites.
Atomic Models, Scientists & Experiments:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NlDPPANJZXM (youtube video clip)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4QAzu6fe8rE (youtube video clip)