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History of the Atom: Atomic Structure

One unique problem in Chemistry is that we cannot see the building blocks of the substances we study. Rooted in scientific methods and strategies, you will learn the basics of The Atom in Subatomic Particles: The Proton and Atomic Number. Learn the historical developments and evidence about the Development of the Early Atomic Theory through the eyes of early scientists such as Ernest Rutherford and Neils Bohr. You will also learn about the Quantum Mechanical Model of the atom, which explains the most modern understanding of atomic structure. From granular concepts to the big picture, this course gives you skills and insights to this foundational course, History of the Atom: Atomic Structure.

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Examine the molecular and cellular basis of life as well as genetics and organ systems.

Pathways that Teach History of the Atom: Atomic Structure

Pathways are a sequence of tutorials that help you learn a whole subject area, one concept at a time. Choose from multiple teachers and teaching styles.
History of the Atom: Atomic Structure Pathway
Concepts: 22
Quiz Points: 330
The American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE Credit®) has evaluated and recommended college credit for 27 of Sophia's online courses for college credit. These courses are eligible to transfer to many different colleges and universities.