Lab: PhET Build an Atom

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Title Lab: PhET Build an Atom
Description This self-guided activity introduces students to the basic concepts of atomic structure. They are exposed to ideas around isotopes, ions, and how atoms can be constructed. Also, student learn about isotope symbols and names for isotopes.
Subject Chemistry, Physics
Level High School, Undergrad - Intro
Type Guided Activity, Lab, Remote Learning
Duration 30 minutes
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords atom, atomic, atomic number, charge, electron, element, ion, isotope, isotope symbol, mass, mass number, number, structure, symbol
Simulation(s) Build an Atom (HTML5), Build an Atom

Author(s) Aaron Keller
Contact Email
School / Organization Scarborough High School
Date submitted 12/4/20
Date updated 12/4/20