Unit 2A

Unit Title: Atomic Theory
Unit Time Frame: 3-4 weeks

Unit Overview 
During this unit, students will explore topics 
relating to physical science including
properties of matter, the structure of atoms,
and the Atomic Theory.

Essential Learning
--Matter is composed of particles which combine 
  in predictable ways.
--What composes all matter?    

Key Concepts
--Compare the atomic theory to the 
  characteristics of a scientific theory
--Determine the number of protons, neutrons, 
  and electrons in an atom
--Investigate scientists, careers, and
  historical breakthroughs related to
  the atomic theory
--Explain the structure of atoms



Unit Standards
Teacher Resources
Standards Scoring Matrix
Vocabulary
NGSS 
Science/Engineering Practices
NGSS 
Cross-Cutting Concepts

NGSS 
Nature of Science
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