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Title: Active Atoms
Description: This activity is designed to demonstrate and provide the students with an understanding of the parts of an atom. The students will be engaged in the activity by creating a moving model of an atom by either watching or participating in making the models. 
Key Words: parts of the atom 
Grade Level: 6th, 7th, 8th 
Subject: Science 
 Active Atoms.doc
 Active Atoms Worksheet.doc
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Teacher's Request: I need an innovative and fun way to teach the parts of an atom. It would be nice if it could also include valance electrons.


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