Powers of Ten: The Scale of an Atom
00:05:53 - 00:08:40
  • Physics → Atoms → Structure of an Atom
  • Physics → Atoms → Protons

Starting from the hand of a sleeping man at a picnic, this clip investigates the structure of a cells in the hand and goes into more granular details to the scale at which the makeup of a single carbon atom is investigated.

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    Develop models to describe the atomic composition of simple molecules and extended structures.

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