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Edible Atoms: An Appetizing Way to Learn about Atoms

A basic introduction to atoms in a fun and yummy way!
Dr. Jim Gifford, PhD-Chemistry, Physics, Science
779 total reviews for this teacher
202 reviews for this class
Completed by 767 learners
  There are no upcoming classes.
Class
50 minutes
per class
Meets once
6-9
year olds
3-13
learners per class
per learner

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Live video chat, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
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Description

Class Experience

Students will learn about the 3 parts of an atom: protons, neutrons and electrons.  They will also learn how to construct basic atoms from information on the periodic table.
I believe young kids are curious about the world around them and how things work.  I know that younger kids can understand atoms if presented in a fun and engaging way.  I have not found anything more fun or engaging than candy!  
 1 file available upon enrollment
Students will need 2 things for this class: 1. Print out the Edible Atom printable provided 2. A bag of Skittles or M&Ms. Both work fine, just whichever the student prefers.
50 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.

Teacher

Dr. Jim Gifford, PhD-Chemistry, Physics, Science
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Lives in the United States
Chemistry & Nuclear Engineering Teacher/Nerd
779 total reviews
772 completed classes

About Me

I'm an MIT & NC State grad and a homeschool dad! I love all things science and want to help kids learn to love science as well. I've taught my own kids for years as well as Chemistry at the university level. I have a bachelor's degree in... 
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