Grade Level(s): 9, 10, 11, 12
Computer for Presenter, Computers for Students, Interactive Whiteboard, LCD Projector, Adobe Flash Player
Keywords: electron, proton, neutron, up quark, down quark, ion, radioactive decay
This is a virtual manipulative that may be used as a whole class demonstration or at a center. It supports instruction to help students understand that protons contain two up quarks and one down quark and that neutrons contain one up quark and two down quarks. Students also gain understanding of what happens to an atom when the charge becomes imbalanced.
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Name of Author/Source: NOVA Online
District/Organization of Contributor(s): Other
Is this Resource freely Available? Yes
Access Privileges: Public
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