In this activity, students will put their knowledge of an atom to the test! They will create a model of an atom by using different color marshmallows. Students will need to explain what each part does within the atom.
|Recommended Grade||3rd grade|
1. Ability to define proton, neutron, electron and atom
-Different colored mini marshmallows
We have not yet tried this activity! It is something we will be trying in the 2016-2017 school year. We encourage you to try it out and let us know how it went and what you would change!
You can find the original link here: http://mrsandreaparson.blogspot.com/2011/09/edible-atoms.html
Time Estimate: 45-60 minutes
We suggest that students do the Edible Atom Cookie Activity first and use this as a review activity!