Atomic mass, isotopes & moles

Atomic mass, isotopes & moles - “The Atom Song”...

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Unformatted text preview: “The Atom Song” by Mike Offutt Dalton, Thomson, Rutherford, and Bohr Schrödinger and Heisenburg, and many, many more Used their brains to venture in the realm of inner space And found the world of the atom is weird and wondrous place. Dalton did experiments and said I think it’s clear Atoms are tiny, indestructible spheres. Thomson worked with cathode rays, said I disagree, A plum pudding model makes much more sense to me. A chapter in atomic theory started to unfold When Rutherford played around with atoms of gold When a few of his alpha particles came bouncing back He hypothesized the nucleus had knocked them off their track. Bohr saw spectral lines for Hydrogen And said it seems to me. Electrons move in orbits with specific energies. Heisenburg said “Forget it, there’s no way to know. The orbit or path where the electron’s gonna go.” Schrödinger used lots and lots of fancy mathematics....
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This note was uploaded on 09/06/2011 for the course CHEM 112 taught by Professor Jursich during the Fall '08 term at Ill. Chicago.

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