Mini Lab: Atomic Theory
An Interactive Mini Lab Worksheet and Activity.
Approximate time to complete this Minilab is 5 class periods.
Equipment needed to complete this activity includes:
1. This Minilab Worksheet
2. Cardstock to copy the templates onto for the interactive activities and final project.
4. Teacher preparation is a must for this Minilab
This is an exciting 33 pages packed with hands-on activities and interactive worksheets.
After completing the complete Minilab: Atomic Theory package students will be able to describe how the atomic theory developed and to describe the modern model of the atom.
This Minilab contains three QR coded videos with interactive activities to engage students and progress each student toward standard mastery.
Additional component to this Minilab are:
1. The current Florida Standard
2. Bell work, aka Smart Up
3. Anticipation Guide Initial
4. Mini Lab Part 1 : Fill-in-the-blank Activity accompanied with complete informational text provided in the Minilab package.
5. Mini Lab Part 2: Atomic Theory Brick Wall Activity- A great hands-on crafty group learning activity designed to engage and enhance student mastery. In this activity, the students will create a card stock brick and prepare it so that a drawer is incorporated into the brick. On which specific information or a question with an answer is printed. Then students will assemble their bricks into a wall by placing one brick on top of another (see diagram inset) and gluing them in place. As each student glues their brick into the growing wall, they read the information or question presented on the incorporated drawer to the group. By involving students in this very hands-on activity and mixing it with the information they need to know to master the standard, the students learn and have fun- a great combination. All templates provided with detailed instructions.
6. Mini Lab Part 3 : Includes two video interactivities with current access via QR coding. Additionally, there is a take-home project for each student to complete as they create a 3d statue/model of hydrogen orbit according the Schrodinger's research. All cut-out templates are provided with detailed instructions with diagrams and pictures.
7. A Response/final Anticipation Guide activity
8. A final Reflection activity that includes a requirement for students to cite evidence to support their reflection.