Physical models replicate an object on a different scale, while conceptual models describes the behavior of a system. How these models apply to atoms is discussed. Note: The videos listed here are compiled from Chapters 5 and 3 of an earlier edition of the textbook. They all relate, however, to the content of Chapter 4 of the fourth and fifth editions. Duration: 7:52.
VIDEO CHECK QUESTIONS
4.1a Why can't we see atoms with an optical microscope?
4.1b What does a conceptual model describe?
4.1c What is the importance of developing a good conceptual model of an atom?
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