Atoms and Atomic Structure

Atoms and Atomic Structure
Atoms and Atomic Structure
Atoms and Atomic Structure
Atoms and Atomic Structure
Atoms and Atomic Structure
Atoms and Atomic Structure
Atoms and Atomic Structure
Atoms and Atomic Structure
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This interactive mini unit teaches students about atomic structure and the associated vocabulary. Included in this mini unit are 3 hands on activities designed to build understanding of this often difficult abstract concept. Aligned to Next Generation Science Standards and Practices.

Activity 1: Periodic Table Card Sort to help introduce the Periodic Table

Activity 2: Understanding the Element Square Students will learn to read an element square and gain information about an element.

Activity 3: Atom Building Challenge Students build models of atoms using toothpicks and candy (Detailed lesson plan and student activity sheets, quiz and answer keys included)

Activity 4: Lego Atoms Students use Lego to represent elements. They then build compounds and molecules to help construct understanding of abstract vocabulary.

Activity 5: Atom Foldable Students create a foldable to help review vocabulary from the mini unit

The Atoms Family Song (sung to the tune of the Adam’s Family)

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Total Pages
24 pages
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4 days
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