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Learning Exercise

Material: The Atoms Family
Submitted by: Frank Garcia on Oct 21, 2009
Date Last Modified: Oct 21, 2009
Title: Atoms family atomic math challenge
Description: I use this after going over the Atoms family power point that can be found on the same page.Students determine the number of protons, neutrons, and electrons for each element.Power point can be found on located under ATOMS FAMILY
Type of Task: Student-centered
Time Required 50 minutes
Topics: Periodic table, atoms, protons, neutrons, electrons
Course: Physical science/Chemistry
Audience: High School, Middle School
Prerequisites Skills: Basic understanding of the parts of an atom.
Learning Objectives: Students will be able to determine the number of protons, neutrons, and electrons for each element.
Technical Notes: Laptop w/ LCD projector to be used to display power point.An over head projector w/ over head transparencies can also be used if an LCD projector & laptop is not available.
Text of Learning Exercise: Teacher led lecture on Atoms family power point. Model completion of 1 to 2 examples from assignment.
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Assessment: Completion of Atoms family atomic math challenge.
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