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Year 9 chemistry : History of the atomic model

Here are some resources and links to help you to put together a document (either a google doc or a powerpoint) on the development of the model to describe what an atom looks like.

video link 1

video link 2


website link 1

website link 2

LINK 3  - early ideas about the atom

LINK 4  - problems with the plum pudding model

LINK 5 - the gold foil experiment and what it meant

LINK 6   - Niels Bohr

Link 7  - proton discovery