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Title Rutherford Scattering
Description Lesson that demonstrates how indirect evidence was used to determine the different parts of atoms and their locations in the atom. Can be done as a lab or a demonstration by the teacher.
Subject Chemistry
Level Middle School
Type Lab
Duration 60 minutes
Answers Included Yes
Language English
Keywords atoms, indirect evidence
Simulation(s) Rutherford Scattering

Author(s) Sarah Borenstein
School / Organization Campus Middle School
Date submitted 7/28/08
Date updated 11/13/08