History and development of atomic theory

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Intros
Lessons
  1. History of the atom
  2. i) Ancient Greece – properties of matter.
    ii) John Dalton: elements and atoms.
  3. JJ Thomson: electrons and the plum-pudding model.
  4. Ernest Rutherford: the nucleus and the Geiger-Marsden (gold foil) experiment.
  5. Niels Bohr: The beginning of quantum theory.
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Examples
Lessons
  1. Recall the scientists involved in the development of atomic theory and their contributions.
    Which scientist's theory was the first to use empirical evidence in forming their ideas?
    a) JJ Thomson
    b) Ernest Rutherford
    c) John Dalton
    d) Niels Bohr
    1. Recall the scientists involved in the development of atomic theory and their contributions.
      Which scientist's theory was the first to use quantum theory in forming their ideas?
      a) Ernest Rutherford
      b) Niels Bohr
      c) JJ Thomson
      d) John Dalton
      1. Recall the scientists involved in the development of atomic theory and their contributions.
        Which scientist's theory was the first to recognise sub-atomic particles?
        a) Niels Bohr
        b) JJ Thomson
        c) John Dalton
        d) Ernest Rutherford