Decide which illustrations accurately show the relationships between positively and negatively charged electrons.
Students are provided with a set of cards showing different combinations of possible interactions between positively and negatively charged electrons. Students sort the cards to show which cards are the most accurate and which are inaccurate, then rework the inaccurate diagrams to make them accurate.
Handout of Charge cards and scissors or already cut up set of cards, one set of 12 cards per pair of students
The behaviour of matter can be explained by the kinetic molecular theory and atomic theory.
Assess students’ understanding of the relationships between positive and negative charges and their effects on each other.
Develop effective scientific explanations to learn more about static electricity.
Explain what’s happening at the atomic level when a battery is used to turn on a lightbulb.
Learn more about the different models used to describe atoms and elements.
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