This 42 slide power point covers 4 lesson about the basics of matter. Lessons include:
1) Parts of an Atom - students will learn about the 3 subatomic particles and their charges
2) Understanding Elements - students will learn how to interpret the information about individual elements on a periodic table including how to use the atomic number and mass to determine the number of subatomic particles
3) Using the Periodic Table - students will learn how the periodic table is organized. They will be able to use the table to find characteristics about the elements as well as the number of valence electrons
4) Bohr Diagrams - students will learn how to use the periodic table to create 2-dimensional Bohr diagrams of atoms
The PowerPoint supports the following NGSS standards:
MS-PS-1: Substances are made from different types of atoms, which combines with one another in various ways.
MS-PS-1-3: Each pure substance has characteristic physical and chemical properties that can be used to identify it.