By the end of this unit students will be able to:

  • Analyze the structure of atoms, isotopes, and ions.
  • Analyze an atom in terms of the location of electron.
  • 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.


Video: Subatomic Particles

Video: Calculating Average Atomic Mass

Video: Nuclear Decay

Video: Half Life Problems

Video: Drawing Bohr Models

Video: Emission Spectra and Bohr Model

Build an Atom at PhET

Explore Isotopes and Atomic Mass at PhET

Explore Rutherford Scattering at PhET

Video: Millikan’s Oil Drop Experiment

Alpha Decay

Beta Decay

Gamma Decay

Website: Electron Configurations