Present Information on the Basic Building Block of Matter
- Two Parts
- 40 Minutes
- Includes teacher's manual
Use this video in any science course to help students learn what an atom is, how it was discovered, and the importance it plays in today’s world. Part One traces the history of the atom’s discovery, from ancient Greece through Einstein, Bohr, and Curie. Part Two takes students on a tour of Fermilab to look at a super cooled accelerator and what it can tell us about the fascinating world of quarks, leptons, and other subatomic particles.