Edible Atomic Structure Lab

Edible Atomic Structure Lab
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What student doesn't want to have a little fun while learning? Students will use Skittles (to represent electrons) to construct the atomic structure of an assigned element. This activity works great as an individual activity or in pairs. Students love the reward of eating their element when they are finished. I have also used M&Ms and fruit loops as an alternative.

What's Included:

  • Student Handout

Students Will:

  • Answer the questions about their assigned element
  • On the back of the handout, draw the atomic structure of their assigned element using Skittles instead of electron "dots"
  • Once teacher checks to make sure students assembled their assigned element correctly, allow students to eat the Skittles if they wish! A little food as motivation never hurts!

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