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Chemisode 1: History of the atom

Chemisode 1: History of the atom

Hi and welcome to the Chemisode audio podcast.

This is a very brief summary of what is covered in the youtube videos for Chemisode. The topic of this episode is THE HISTORY OF THE ATOM. Covered in this lesson is:

1) Key words: Alchemy, Chemistry, Scientific Theory, Hypothesis, Scientific Method, Experimental Data, Model,

2) Key concepts:
i) Alchemy was popular, but advancements did not happen until people started to write things down and share ideas.

ii) Scientific ideas are improved over time by
- Advances in technology.
- Making a model to fit the new data available
iii) Scientists:
- John Dalton
- JJ Thomson
- Ernest Rutherford (Marie Currie)
- Niels Bohr
- Erwin Schrodigner
- James Chadwick

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