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Student Behavioral Objectives

The student will

  • give a short history of how the concept of the atom developed.
  • describe the contributions of Democritus and Dalton to the atomic theory.
  • summarize Dalton's atomic theory and explain its historical development.
  • state the law of definite proportions.
  • state the law of multiple proportions.

Timing, Standards, Activities

Timing and California Standards
Lesson Number of 60 min periods CA Standards
The Atomic Theory 1.0 1g, 1n

Activities for Lesson 1

Laboratory Activities

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Extra Readings

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Answers for The Atomic Theory(L1) Review Questions

  • Sample answers to these questions are available upon request. Please send an email to teachers-requests@ck12.org to request sample answers.

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