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Tell The story of the Atomic Theory

 

Task:  Create a rap/song or a childrenís book explaining how the atomic structure has changed through time.

 

Web resources:  Please view my website for resources on the web that can be used.  Topics covered are 1)  overview of history of atomic model development 2 Greek Model 3.  Daltonís Theory  4.  Thomsonís Experiment and 5.  Rutherfordís Experiment.  Remember to identify all sources of information.

 

Resources on the Web:

 

1. Overview of history of atomic model development

http://www.csmate.colostate.edu/cltw/cohortpages/viney_old1/atomhistory.html

http://dbhs.wvusd.k12.ca.us/webdocs/AtomicStructure/AtomicStructure.html

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/databank/entries/dp13at.html

 

2. Greek Model

 http://www.usoe.k12.ut.us/CURR/Science/sciber00/7th/matter/sciber/democrit.htm

http://molaire1.club.fr/e_histoire.html

 

 

3. Daltonís Theory

http://dl.clackamas.edu/ch104-04/dalton's.htm

http://www.iun.edu/~cpanhd/C101webnotes/composition/dalton.html

http://antoine.frostburg.edu/chem/senese/101/atoms/dalton.shtml

 

4. Thomsonís experiment

 

http://www.aip.org/history/electron/jjhome.htm

http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/on-line/electron/section2/index.asp

http://dbhs.wvusd.k12.ca.us/webdocs/AtomicStructure/Disc-of-Electron-Images.html

http://www.egglescliffe.org.uk/physics/particles/electron/electron.html

 

5. Rutherfordís experiment

 

http://scienceworld.wolfram.com/biography/Rutherford.html

http://library.thinkquest.org/19662/low/eng/exp-rutherford.html

http://library.thinkquest.org/19662/low/eng/biog-rutherford.html

http://chemed.chem.purdue.edu/genchem/history/rutherford.html

http://dbhs.wvusd.k12.ca.us/webdocs/AtomicStructure/Rutherford-Exp-History.html

 

images

http://www.dlt.ncssm.edu/TIGER/diagrams/structure/GoldFoilExperiment.jpg

http://www.britannica.com/nobel/art/oruthef002a4.gif

 

 

 

 

Childrenís Book Requirements:

1)      A plot

2)      Picture and explanation of the following: 

a)      The structure of the atom

b)      John Dalton

c)      Neils Bohr

d)      John ďJJĒThomson

e)      Ernest Rutherford

f)        A picture of major point of experiment (Daltonís, Thomson & Rutherford)

g)      Contains at least 3 facts about scientist

h)      Sources are listed

3)      Story must be clear and easy to understand.

 

Rap/Song Requirements:

1)      Words must flow and be logical

2)      Song must mention

a)      4+ scientists (Neils Bohr, John Dalton, John Thomson & Ernest Rutherford)

b)      3+ experiments

c)      3+ facts about each scientist

d)      Give major points of the experiment

    3)  Sources are listed on a separate page

 

Follow Up Homework:

 

Write a reflection of the activity after you are finished for your eportfolio.

Paragraph 1: Describe the process that you went through to put this video/brochure together. Paragraph 2: What academic expectations, GSESs and applied learning standards were addressed? Did you meet each of them? Why or why not? If you did not, what can you do to improve your assignment? Paragraph 3: What were the strengths and weaknesses of the assignment? Where will you use the skills you obtained in this assignment again?

 

Development of Atomic Theory Song Rubric

 

 

 


 

Atomic Structure

Poor ( 2pts)

 

 

Only 1 part of the atom is mentioned

 

Fair ( 6 pts)

 

 

Two parts of the atom is mentioned with 1 fact

Good (10 pts)

 

Three parts of the atom are mentioned with 2+ facts

Excellent (12pts)

 

Three parts of the atom are mentioned with 3+ facts

Scientist

Mentioned

Song mentions 1 scientist

Song mentions 2 scientists

Song mentions 3 scientists

Song mentions 4+ scientists

Experiments

Mentioned

Song mentions no experiments

Song mentions 1 experiment

Song mentions 2 experiment

Song mentions 3+ experiments

Participation

Poor (2pts)

Fair (12 pts)

Good (18 pts)

Excellent (24 pts)

participation

Individual did not participate, offered no ideas or suggestions, or was completely dominating and controlling of the group, or was the major cause of group tension

Individual participated a little only offered ideas and suggestions when asked, did little work, or was dominating or added to group tension

Individual participated some with the group, offered a few ideas and suggestions, did some work, or was a bit dominating, or simply stayed out of disagreements

Individual participated fully as a part of the group, offered ideas and suggestions often, did an equal share or more of the work, did not dominate the group, worked to ease group tensions.

Other Criteria

 

Poor (1 pts)

Fair (2 pts)

Good (3 pts)

Excellent

(4 pts)

Information on scientists

Song contains no facts about each scientists

Song contains only 1 fact about each scientist

Song contains 2 facts about each scientist

Song contains 3+ facts about each scientists

Description of experiment

Song gives only mention of each experiment

Song gives only a slim outline each experiment

Song gives some major point or each experiment

Song gives most major points each experiment

Accuracy of Information

Song contains 4+ inaccuracies

Song contains 3 inaccuracies

Song contains 1-2 inaccuracies

Song contains no inaccuracies

Sources

Hard copy of song does not cite any sources

Hard copy of song only text book & lecture notes.

Hard copy of song cites 2 sources with 1 being an outside source (sources other than text book and lecture)

Hard copy of song cites 3+ sources with 2 being outside sources with 2 being outside sources (source other than text book and lecture notes)

Song Presentation

Word Flow

Words & music do not fit.  Words seem completely forced.

Flow of words is rough at times.  Music and words donít seem to fit much of the time.

Flow of words is basically smooth with only slight forcing at times.

Flow of words is very smooth and fits music.

Logic Flow

Information in the song is presented with no logic or order and cannot be followed or understood.

Information in the song is presented with little logic or order and is hard to follow and understand.

Information in the song is presented with some level of logic and order and is somewhat easy to follow and understand

Information in the song is presented  logically, orderly and is easy to follow and understand.

                 

 

 

Development of Atomic Theory Childrenís Book

 

 

 


 

Atomic Structure

Poor ( 2pts)

 

 

Only 1 part of the atom is mentioned

 

Fair ( 6 pts)

 

 

Two parts of the atom is mentioned with 1 fact

Good (10 pts)

 

Three parts of the atom are mentioned with 2+ facts

Excellent (12pts)

 

Three parts of the atom are mentioned with 3+ facts

Scientist

Mentioned

Book mentions 1 scientist

book mentions 2 scientists

Book mentions 3 scientists

Book mentions 4+ scientists

Experiments

Mentioned

Book mentions no experiments

Book mentions 1 experiment

Book mentions 2 experiment

Book mentions 3+ experiments

Participation

Poor (2pts)

Fair (12 pts)

Good (18 pts)

Excellent (24 pts)

participation

Individual did not participate, offered no ideas or suggestions, or was completely dominating and controlling of the group, or was the major cause of group tension

Individual participated a little only offered ideas and suggestions when asked, did little work, or was dominating or added to group tension

Individual participated some with the group, offered a few ideas and suggestions, did some work, or was a bit dominating, or simply stayed out of disagreements

Individual participated fully as a part of the group, offered ideas and suggestions often, did an equal share or more of the work, did not dominate the group, worked to ease group tensions.

Other Criteria

 

Poor (1 pts)

Fair (2 pts)

Good (3 pts)

Excellent

(4 pts)

Information on scientists

Book contains no facts about each scientists

Book contains only 1 fact about each scientist

Book contains 2 facts about each scientist

Book contains 3+ facts about each scientists

Description of experiment

Book gives only mention of each experiment

Book gives only a slim outline each experiment

Book gives some major point or each experiment

Book gives most major points each experiment

Accuracy of Information

Book contains 4+ inaccuracies

Book contains 3 inaccuracies

Book contains 1-2 inaccuracies

Book contains no inaccuracies

Sources

Book does not cite any sources

Book only uses text book & lecture notes for sources.

Book cites 2 sources with 1 being an outside source (sources other than text book and lecture)

Book cites 3+ sources with 2 being outside sources with 2 being outside sources (source other than text book and lecture notes)

Book Presentation

Explanation

Words and story were from notes or directly from textbook.

Flow of words is rough at times. Ideas are not clear and easy to understand.

Flow of words is basically smooth with clear and easy to understand.

Flow of words is very smooth and the book is easy to understand.

Pictures

Pictures are presented with no logic or order and have no connection to story.

Pictures in the book are presented with little logic or order and have little connection to story.

Picture in the book are presented with some level of logic and most have connection to story.

Pictures in the book are presented  logically, orderly and all have connection to story