History of The Atomic Model

History of The Atomic Model

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A short comic strip presenting the first until the last or latest Atomic Model used

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  • Greek Model of The Atom (400 BC) -Created by Democritus -all of matter is composed of atoms
  • Billiard Ball Model (1803 AD) -Atoms cannot be destroyed -Created by John Dalton -compares an atom to a billiard ball
  • Plum Pudding Model (1897 AD) -Composed of positively charged mass with electrons scattered -Created by JJ Thompson -later proved wrong
  • Planetary Model (1911) -the atomic model is much similar to the appearance of the solar system -Created by Ernest Rutherford -Later became a failed model -commonly used as a symbol of Atom
  • Bohr's Atomic Model (1913) -orbital -similar to the Planetary Model -Created by Niels Bohr -Later proven to be obsolete
  • Electron Cloud Model -orbital -similar to the Bohr's Method -most accurate - composed of clouds surrounding the Atomic Nucleus
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