Type:

Interactive

Description:

In this lab, a shapecylinder, triangular prism, etcis hidden under a piece of plywood. Students roll marbles at it, make observations, and try to describe the shape. They then compare and contrast with the experiment where Rutherford fired alpha particles at a sheet of gold foil.

This resource is part of the Chemistry course which contains units on Lab Setup and Safety; Nomenclature; Chemical Reactions and Balancing; Metric Systems & Conversions; Periodic Table and Trends; Atomic Structure; Nuclear Chemistry; Acids, Bases, & Salts; Bonding; Percent Composition; Solutions, Molarity, and Concentrations; Stoichiometry; Energy; Gas Laws; Reaction Rates and Equilibrium; Electron Configuration; and Redox Reactions.

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Science > Chemistry

Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

rutherford chemistry lab atomic structure

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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