Chemistry Activity: History of Atom and Electron Dart Probability

Chemistry Activity: History of Atom and Electron Dart Probability
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Introduce electrons in atoms by dropping darts! Lab provides a discussion of probability and electron density. PDF/Word

Background Provides Notes:
• Dalton, Chem Rxn, Solid Sphere
• Thomson, CRT, Plum Pudding
• Rutherford, Gold Foil, Nuclear
• Bohr, Light, Planetary
• Schrodinger, Equations, Cloud

• drop darts onto a bulls-eye
• record number of hits per ring
• calculate hit density
• graph information
• answer questions about atomic history and hit density

Lab Contains:
• Student Lab Sheet
• Student Lab Make-up Sheet for Absent Students
• Student Lab Sheet with Answers in Italics
• Lab Quiz - Use as exit ticket, next day warm-up or quiz
• Lab Quiz Answer Key
• Teaching Tips and Set-up Directions

This lab is included in Teacher Friendly Chemistry Binder 2 PDF/Word. Consider buying the WORD and PDF:
Chemistry Lab Bundle: Teacher Friendly Chem Binder 2 PDF/ Word 29 Labs 27 Inq.

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Teacher Friendly Chemistry Chapter Planning Pages

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Total Pages
16 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
50 minutes
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