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written by Linda Stefaniak
This web page outlines a student activity on atoms and the periodic table. The assignment includes instructions about how to write a children's book for 3rd and 4th graders on the topic of the elements from the cover to the end of the book. It is a performance-based activity designed to promote critical thinking about atomic and molecular structures as students characterize and model the structures in a storybook format.  Grading rubrics are also included.
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Modern Physics
- Atomic Physics
= Atomic Models
Other Sciences
- Chemistry
- High School
- Middle School
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Project
- Assessment Material
= Rubric
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atom, atomic structure, element, molecular structure, molecule, periodic table, project-based learning
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Metadata instance created July 24, 2007 by Elizabeth J. Harper
Record Updated:
March 14, 2012 by Lyle Barbato
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January 1, 2007
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Stefaniak, L. (2007, January 1). Atomic Structure Webquest. Retrieved March 2, 2021, from
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