Build an Atom Model
Not Tell your parents that you HAVE to go to the store and BUY STUFF!!
JUNK FROM AROUND THE HOUSE.
cotton balls, toy balls, aluminum foil, candy, food items, toothpicks,
coat hangers, old boxes, paper, tape glue, markers, beads, broken things, egg
cartons, string, . . . .
do not use information from web sites or books to design your atom model.
We are learning the basics of atomic structure (or
Find the number of subatomic particles your element has
Decide where your elementís subatomic particles go
the Nucleus __________________________________________________________
Level (Shell) 1 ____________________________________________________
Level (Shell) 2 ____________________________________________________
Level (Shell) 3 ____________________________________________________
Level (Shell) 4 ____________________________________________________
Decide if your model will hang from the ceiling or have a stand to sit on the
Pick out your materials and make a KEY with the including information
Atomic Name & Atomic Symbol
Atomic Number & Atomic Mass
Number of Neutrons
Make a color key for these parts
Number of Electrons
Your Name & Class Period
Build your model, attach your KEY and bring to science class on December 3rd or
Present in class by telling us how many parts your atom has, where they are
located, and what materials you used.