Exploring atoms

Exploring atoms
Publication Date: January, 2013
Type of Resource: Interactive/Simulation

This web page contains a Flash Interactive exploring the structure of the atom. It includes bingo games based on atom and ion building with drag and drop interactivity. Games can be played in pairs and instant feedback is provided to students. The learning object also contains revision information to be reviewed before undertaking the activities. 

Additional Information

A Learning Federation digital learning resource available through Scootle, registration required.

The activities are engaging and easy to navigate through. They would suit the majority of Year 10 students, especially if they are familiar with representations of the structure of atoms.

The sections of this learning object are available as individual activities on Scootle:

Atom Builder:  http://www.scootle.edu.au/ec/viewing/L2564/index.html

Atom Bingo:  http://www.scootle.edu.au/ec/viewing/L2566/index.html

Ion Builder:  http://www.scootle.edu.au/ec/viewing/L2565/index.html  

Note: These interactives are based on the Flash technology and therefore won't work on an iPad.

Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 10 > Science Understanding > Chemical Sciences > The atomic structure and properties of elements are used to organise them in... > ACSSU186