2009 - 2010
Objective 1: Describe how atomic theory developed and changed.
1.Brieﬂy, what were the main ideas of John Dalton’s atomic theory?2.What did J.J. Thomson discover about atoms?3.What is a good analogy for Thomson’s model of the atom?4.Ernest Rutherford’s model differed from Thomson’s model of the atom becauseof the gold foil experiment. What did Rutherford and his team observe?5.What did Niels Bohr revision of the atomic model include?
Objective 2: Describe the modern model of the atom.
1.Instead of orbiting the nucleus, what did scientists discover about electrons inthe 1920’s?2.Describe an energy level.3.Describe the modern model of the atom.4.What did James Chadwick discover in 1932?5.How does the atomic number and mass number differ?6.Compare the mass of electrons, protons and neutrons. Which has the most mass? Which has the least?7.What is an isotope? Please give an example.
Objective 3: Explain how Mendeleev discovered the pattern that led to theperiodic table.
1. How did Mendeleev ﬁnd the pattern that lead to the periodic table?2. What is the atomic mass?3. What did Mendeleev notice about the properties of elements when he usedatomic mass to order them?4. How many elements did Mendeleev have on his ﬁrst periodic table?5. How does the modern periodic table differ from Mendeleev’s?
Objective 4: Tell what information about elements is found in the periodic table.
1.What does “periodic” mean?
Homework 2: 8/27/09 - 9/04/09
Physical Science - Grade 8 - Homework 2