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http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/tryit/atom/builder.html (interactive atom builder)

http://dwb.unl.edu/Teacher/NSF/C04/C04Links/www.fwkc.com/encyclopedia/low/articles/q/q021000030f.html




Scientists
Known for..
Resources
Aristotle & fellow geeky Greeks
Atomos - atoms are tiny indivisible particles
http://galileoandeinstein.physics.virginia.edu/lectures/aristot2.html
Antoine Henri Becquere
discovered radioactivity
http://www.physics.isu.edu/radinf/cuire.htm
http://www.chem.duke.edu/~jds/cruise_chem/nuclear/discovery.html
Niels Bohr
Bohr model of the atom (solar system) - different energy levels for electrons
http://edtech2.boisestate.edu/lindabennett1/502/democritus.html
James Chadwick
discovered the neutron using paraffin was experiment
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/databank/entries/dp32ne.html
William Crookes
invented the Crookes tube (CRT) which allowed explorations of the electron
http://www.magnet.fsu.edu/education/tutorials/pioneers/crookes.html
Marie Curie
radioactivity
http://www.physics.isu.edu/radinf/cuire.htm
http://www.chem.duke.edu/~jds/cruise_chem/nuclear/discovery.html
John Dalton
rules about atoms
http://www.iun.edu/~cpanhd/C101webnotes/composition/dalton.html
http://edtech2.boisestate.edu/lindabennett1/502/democritus.html
Democritus
formulated an atomic theory for the universe
http://www.egs.edu/library/democritus/biography/
http://edtech2.boisestate.edu/lindabennett1/502/democritus.html
Otto Hahn
pioneer in the fields of radioactivity and radio chemistry
http://faculty.cua.edu/may/Hahn.pdf
http://www.orcbs.msu.edu/radiation/resources_links/historical_figures/hahn.htm
Lise Meitner
discovered nuclear fission (like the a-bomb)
http://www.orcbs.msu.edu/radiation/resources_links/historical_figures/meitner.htm
http://www.sdsc.edu/ScienceWomen/meitner.html
Robert Millikan
charge of the electron (oil drop experiment)
http://www.fi.edu/learn/case-files/millikan/index.html
http://www.magnet.fsu.edu/education/tutorials/pioneers/millikan.html
Ernest Rutherford
discovered the nucleus of the atom with the gold foil experiment
http://edtech2.boisestate.edu/lindabennett1/502/democritus.html
http://www.chem.duke.edu/~jds/cruise_chem/nuclear/discovery.html
http://www.orcbs.msu.edu/radiation/resources_links/historical_figures/rutherford.htm
Glenn T. Seaborg
isotopes using a cyclotron
http://www.seaborg.ucla.edu/biography.html
http://www.nmu.edu/seaborg/node/9
Erwin Schrodinger
quantum electrons as probability fields (cat)
http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/optics/timeline/people/schroedinger.html
Frederick Soddy
discovered isotopes
http://chemistry.unt.edu/drupal6/sites/chemistry.unt.edu/themes/unt_chemistry/rediscovery/Soddy.pdf
J.J. (Joseph John) Thompson
named and investigated the electron
http://edtech2.boisestate.edu/lindabennett1/502/democritus.html
http://www.magnet.fsu.edu/education/tutorials/pioneers/thomson.html