Lesson 2

Marshmallow Inferno Lab

Conversion of a marshmallow into carbon.

Atom Smasher Game

Simple, boisterous means of learning the locations of subatomic particles.

Atom Models using Home-made Play Dough

Multisensory activity to instill concept of atomic number.  Very fun!

Stinky Atom Game

Fast-action relay game of building atom models using students’ shoes.

Birthday Atom Models

Excellent hands-on activity which provides for research into history of birthday atom and then creation of model based upon atom’s use.