Build an Atom

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Description

Build an atom out of protons, neutrons, and electrons, and see how the element, charge, and mass change. Then play a game to test your ideas!

Sample Learning Goals

  • Use the number of protons, neutrons, and electrons to draw a model of the atom, identify the element, and determine the mass and charge.
  • Predict how addition or subtraction of a proton, neutron, or electron will change the element, the charge, and the mass.
  • Use the element name, mass, and charge to determine the number of protons, neutrons, and electrons.
  • Define proton, neutron, electron, atom, and ion.
  • Generate an isotopic symbol for an atom, given the number of protons, neutrons, and electrons.
Version 1.6.14

Teacher Tips

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Teacher-Submitted Activities

Build an Atom - Inquiry-based basics (homework version) A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. This contribution was designed by PhET. Trish Loeblein, Kath Perkins HS
K-5
UG-Intro
MS
HW
Remote
تاقیگه‌
ژیناسی
فیزیا
کیمیا
زانستی زه‌وی
Games Remote Lesson ideas A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. This contribution was designed by PhET. Trish Loeblein UG-Intro
K-5
HS
MS
Remote
HW
فیزیا
کیمیا
بیرکاری
Build an Atom Game Remote Lab A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. This contribution was designed by PhET. Trish Loeblein HS
UG-Intro
MS
Remote
HW
ژیناسی
فیزیا
کیمیا
زانستی زه‌وی
Concept questions for Physics using PhET (Inquiry Based) A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. This contribution was designed by PhET. Trish Loeblein HS
UG-Intro
MC فیزیا
Build an Atom A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. This contribution was designed by PhET. Emily Moore, Ariel Paul, Trish Loeblein, Kathy Perkins MS HW
Guided
تاقیگه‌
کیمیا
Build an Atom - Clicker Questions A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. This contribution was designed by PhET. Yuen-ying Carpenter, Robert Parson, Trish Loeblein UG-Intro MC کیمیا
Build an Atom - Guided-Inquiry Activity A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. This contribution was designed by PhET. Timothy Herzog, Emily Moore UG-Intro Guided کیمیا
Atomic Addition A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. Mary Burr MS Discuss
Guided
بیرکاری
What is an atom? A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. Shari Dunham UG-Intro
HS
Guided کیمیا
Alignment of PhET sims with NGSS This contribution was designed by PhET. Trish Loeblein updated by Diana López HS
MS
دیکه‌ ژیناسی
فیزیا
زانستی زه‌وی
کیمیا
How do PhET simulations fit in my middle school program? This contribution was designed by PhET. Sarah Borenstein MS دیکه‌ زانستی زه‌وی
ژیناسی
فیزیا
کیمیا
PhET Sims Aligned to the Chemistry Curriculum This contribution was designed by PhET. Julia Chamberlain HS
UG-Intro
دیکه‌ کیمیا
Construye un átomo (indagación) This contribution was designed by PhET. Moore, Paul, Leoblein y Perkins (traducción Diana López) MS
K-5
HW
تاقیگه‌
Guided
Discuss
کیمیا
فیزیا
SECUNDARIA: Alineación PhET con programas de la SEP México (2011 y 2017) This contribution was designed by PhET. Diana López HS
MS
دیکه‌ بیرکاری
فیزیا
کیمیا
ژیناسی
PREPARATORIA: Alineación de PhET con programas de la DGB México (2017) This contribution was designed by PhET. Diana López HS
UG-Intro
دیکه‌ کیمیا
فیزیا
بیرکاری
Preguntas de razonamiento para todas las simulaciones HTML5 This contribution was designed by PhET. Diana López HS
MS
Grad
K-5
UG-Adv
UG-Intro
Discuss
HW
کیمیا
بیرکاری
فیزیا
ئه‌ستێره‌ناسی
ERAIKI ATOMOA jarduerak Andrés Palomo, Brisa Aguilera eta Diana López. Jaione Eizaguirre-ren itzulpena HS HW
Guided
کیمیا
Google quiz - Atoomsoorten - isotopen(notatie) uitleg, spel - Radioactiviteit Loran de Vries MS Remote
تاقیگه‌
فیزیا
computeropdracht atoombouw; leren over atoombouw Brechtje Maas MS
HS
Guided
HW
فیزیا
کیمیا
MS and HS TEK to Sim Alignment Elyse Zimmer HS
MS
دیکه‌ کیمیا
فیزیا
ژیناسی
Introduction to the Structure of the Atom Liza Basden MS
HS
Guided
تاقیگه‌
Remote
کیمیا
Build An Atom Guided Inquiry John Swiniuch HS Guided کیمیا
Mapping of PhET and IBDP Physics Jaya Ramchandani HS دیکه‌ فیزیا
Roll an Atom Hana Buttles MS
K-5
HW کیمیا
Visual Nucleosynthesis [Basic High School] Blake Wiehe HS تاقیگه‌
Guided
کیمیا
فیزیا
Estrutura atômica Victor Augusto Bianchetti Rodrigues HS Guided فیزیا
کیمیا
Unguided atoms intro Martin Hofkamp MS
HS
HW
تاقیگه‌
کیمیا
Playing with atoms Simon Lees HS HW
Guided
تاقیگه‌
کیمیا
PhET Atom Simulator Laura Murgo HS
MS
Guided
تاقیگه‌
کیمیا
Ion Formation Rasha Metwally MS Guided کیمیا
Making STABLE Atoms Lab Jonathan Johnson HS
MS
تاقیگه‌ کیمیا
Atom Builder Thomas Isaac HS Guided
تاقیگه‌
HW
کیمیا
Build an Atom Lab! Jamie Schoenberger MS تاقیگه‌
Guided
کیمیا
Student Guide for PhET - Build an Atom in html5 Brian Libby MS
HS
HW
Guided
کیمیا
Investigating Ions Emily Bones HS Guided کیمیا
Build an Atom Student Worksheet Judy Rieke HS
MS
Guided کیمیا
فیزیا
Enquête au sujet des atomes, des éléments, des ions et des isotopes Lindsay Kidd Grad Guided کیمیا
Moodle et PhetColorado Claude Divoux HS Guided
MC
تاقیگه‌
فیزیا
کیمیا
Costruisci un atomo Matteo Matteo MS Remote
Guided
کیمیا
Estudo sobre Átomos Felipe Alves Silveira. Ana Karine Portela Vasconcelos. HS Guided کیمیا
Constitución básica de un átomo Andrés Palomo, Brisa Aguilera y Diana López MS
HS
HW
Guided
فیزیا
Construcción de átomos Miriam Pujadas HS Guided کیمیا
Construyendo algunos átomos Félix A. Gutiérrez Múzquiz MS Demo کیمیا

زوان Download or Run Tips
Albanian All shqip Download Run now Ndërto një atom
Arabic All العربية Download Run now بناء ذرة
Basque All Euskara Download Run now Eraiki atomoa
Belarusian All беларускі Download Run now Стварыце атам
Bosnian All Bosanski Download Run now Izgradi atom
Brazilian Portuguese All português (Brasil) Download Run now Monte um Átomo
Bulgarian All български Download Run now Изгради атом
Catalan All català Download Run now Construeix un àtom
Chinese - Simplified All 中文 (中国) Download Run now 原子模型
Chinese - Traditional All 中文 (台灣) Download Run now Build An Atom_建立一個原子
Croatian All hrvatski Download Run now Napravi atom
Czech All čeština Download Run now Stavba atomu
Danish All Dansk Download Run now Byg et atom
Dutch All Nederlands Download Run now Bouw een atoom
Estonian All Eesti Download Run now Ehita aatom
Finnish All suomi Download Run now Atomien rakentaminen
French All français Download Run now Construire un atome
Galician All Gallegan Download Run now Constrúe un átomo
German All Deutsch Download Run now Bau ein Atom
Greek All Ελληνικά Download Run now "Κατασκεύασε" ένα άτομο
Gujarati All Gujarati Download Run now પરમાણુ બનાવો- Pankajsid34
Hebrew All עברית Download Run now הרכב אטום
Hungarian All magyar Download Run now Atomépítés - játékkal
Indonesian All Bahasa Indonesia Download Run now Buat Atom
Irish All Gaeilge Download Run now Tóg Adamh
Italian All italiano Download Run now Costruisci un atomo
Japanese All 日本語 Download Run now 原子の生成
Kannada All Kannada Download Run now ಪರಮಾಣು ಸೃಷ್ಟಿಸು
Kazakh All Kazakh Download Run now Атом құрылысы
Khmer All Khmer Download Run now បង្កើត​អាតូម
Korean All 한국어 Download Run now 원자 만들기
Latvian All Latviešu Download Run now Atoma veidošana
Lithuanian All Lietuvių Download Run now Sukurk atomą
Macedonian All македонски Download Run now Направи атом
Maori All Maori Download Run now Waihangatia he Ngota
Marathi All मराठी Download Run now अणु बनवा
Moldavian All Moldavian Download Run now Construieste
Mongolian All Монгол (Монгол) Download Run now Атом Угсрах
Norwegian Bokmal All Norsk bokmål Download Run now Bygg et atom
Norwegian Nynorsk All Norwegian Nynorsk Download Run now Bygg eit atom
Oriya All Oriya Download Run now ପରମାଣୁ ତିଆରି କର
Pashto All Pushto Download Run now اټوم جوړ کړئ
Polish All polski Download Run now Budujemy atom
Portuguese All português Download Run now Constrói um átomo
Russian All русский Download Run now Строение атома
Serbian All Српски Download Run now Направи атом
Sinhalese All Sinhalese Download Run now පරමාණුවක ආකෘතියක් නිර්මාණය කරමු
Slovak All Slovenčina Download Run now Stavba atómu
Slovenian All Slovenščina Download Run now Sestavi atom
Spanish All español Download Run now Construye un Átomo
Spanish (Mexico) All español (México) Download Run now Construye un Átomo
Spanish (Peru) All español (Perú) Download Run now Crear un Átomo
Spanish (Spain) All español (España) Download Run now Construye un átomo
Swedish All svenska Download Run now Bygg en atom
Tamil All Tamil Download Run now அணுவொன்றை கட்டியெழுப்பு
Telugu All Telugu Download Run now ఒక పరమాణువును నిర్మించు
Thai All ไทย Download Run now สร้างอะตอม
Tibetan All Tibetan Download Run now རྡུལ་ཕྲན་ཞིག་བཟོས།
Turkish All Türkçe Download Run now Atom üretme
Turkmen All Turkmen Download Run now Atomy ýygna
Ukrainian All українська Download Run now Будуємо атом
Urdu All Urdu Download Run now جوہر کی تعمیر کریں
Vietnamese All Tiếng Việt Download Run now Tạo dựng một nguyên tử
Welsh All Welsh Download Run now Adeiladu Atom
فارسی All فارسی Download Run now اتم بسازید

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Linux Systems:
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Design Team Third-party Libraries سوپاس بۆ
  • Kelly Lancaster (lead)
  • John Blanco (developer)
  • Sam Reid (developer)
  • Jack Barbera
  • Suzanne Brahmia
  • Julia Chamberlain
  • Yuen-ying Carpenter
  • Patricia Loeblein
  • Emily B. Moore
  • Robert Parson
  • Ariel Paul
  • Kathy Perkins
  • Sharon Siman-Tov
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  • text-2.0.12.js
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  • Royal Society of Chemistry