Models Thomson's "plum pudding" model with a cherry tart and explains the basic principles of Thomson's model.
Reviews the concept of a scientific model and the development of Thomson's plum pudding model of the atom.
To organize ideas, increase comprehension, synthesize learning, demonstrate understanding of key concepts, and reinforce vocabulary using a Quickwrite.
To use prior knowledge of root words to learn new vocabulary words using Etymology.
Describes the Plum Pudding Atomic Model proposed by J.J. Thomson and Ernest Rutherford's Gold Foil experiment.