Monday, September 10, 2012
Cool Facts about Atoms
If an atom were the size of a football stadium, the nucleus would be a pea on the 50 yard line. That pea would weigh as much as the entire stadium! Most of the atom is empty space with electrons zipping around.
Build a model of an atom with simple materials.
Be creative. Use items at home, such as candy, food, pipecleaners, and other art supplies.
Include the protons and neutrons in the nucleus.
Electrons orbit around the nucleus.