LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Analyze the structure of atoms, isotopes, and ions.
  • Analyze an atom in terms of the location of electrons.
  • Explain the emission of electromagnetic radiation in spectral form in terms of the Bohr model.
  • Explain the process of radioactive decay using nuclear equations and half-life.

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VOCABULARY

VIDEOS

Counting Subatomic Particles

Calculating Average Atomic Mass

Nuclear Decay

Half Life Problems

History of Atomic Theory

Millikan’s Oil Drop Experiment

Drawing Bohr Models

Emission Spectra and Bohr Model

Electron Configurations

Magnetic Induction


SIMULATIONS

PhET: Build an Atom

Gizmo: Element Builder

PhET: Isotopes and Atomic Mass

PhET: Rutherford Scattering

Gizmo: Intro to the Bohr Model 

Gizmo: Radioactive Decay

PhET: Faraday’s Law of Induction (How Electricity is Generated!  Super cool! Magic!)


WEBSITES

Alpha Decay

Beta Decay

Gamma Decay

Electron Configurations

Nuclear Decay Concept Builder