History of the Atom Lesson for Kids


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Which of the following statements BEST describes matter?

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1. In the 1700s, scientists thought that when different types of atoms are combined, which of the following can happen?

2. Atoms have a dense center, also called _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You'll be asked a few short questions about important discoveries scientists have made about atoms. The quiz will also ask you to describe matter and know what you call the center of an atom.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will ask you to:

  • Describe matter and atoms
  • Know what scientist thought about atom combinations in the 1700s
  • Understand what the center of an atom is called
  • Name discoveries scientists have made about atoms

Skills Practiced

You'll use several skills, including:

  • Knowledge application - use what you know about atoms and matter to describe them
  • Information recall - remember what you know about scientific discoveries about atoms
  • Reading comprehension - take away important information from the science lesson on the history of atoms

Additional Learning

If you want to learn more about this science subject, check out the lesson called History of the Atom Lesson for Kids. The lesson helps students:

  • Learn about the Greek philosopher Democritus
  • Understand how atoms behave
  • Know what an electron cloud is