Essay: Historical Development of the Modern View of the Atom
Research (using the internet and/or the classroom set of textbooks) the contributions of various scientists to the development of the modern view of the atom. Take notes on your research. Use you notes to write an essay describing the development of modern atomic theory. The notes and essay are both due upon my return.
Scientists who should be included in your report: Democritus, Robert Millikan, John Dalton, J.J. Thompson, Ernest Rutherford, and Niels Bohr.