Atoms Activity Posts

By Laura Hospitál
Students use the APH Periodic Table and AZER Reference Booklet to build an atom of an element given only the element symbol or atomic number.  Both... read more
By Laura Hospitál
This activity was adapted from the 8th Grade Science Fusion book (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015) by Paul Carlson, a student teacher, at TSBVI.  ... read more
By Laura Hospitál
The Periodic Table is arranged in a manner that places elements with similar chemical properties in columns (groups).    This similarity of... read more
By Laura Hospitál
This activity is designed as a review of concepts related to basic atomic structure.  Students will need a review of these concept,s as well as a... read more
By Laura Hospitál
Students use the APH atom model to both become familiar with the concept of atomic number and mass number and to display (model) their... read more
By Laura Hospitál
While considering what I might use to better explain the concept of the atom as the smallest unit of matter, I asked my daughter, Sasha, what she... read more
By Laura Hospitál
Though models are invaluable for science instruction of students with visual impairment, students should be taught that models are not usually a ... read more
By Accessible Science
Purpose: To help students with visual impairments to memorize the major polyatomic ions Background information: An ion is an atom or group of atoms... read more