Beyond the Atom

What is everything made of? This question is one of the deepest, most profound in human history. Join us on an historical journey from Rutherford scattering experiments in 1911 to today’s Large Hadron Collider. This teacher resource details scientific advances in our understanding of the building blocks that make up everything in the cosmos.

Kit includes: 

  • DVD Movie (30 Minutes)
  • Teacher’s Guide


9 -12

Curriculum Links:

  • Electric and Magnetic Fields
  • Conservation of Momentum
  • Collisions
  • Rutherford Scattering
  • Atomic Structure
  • Special Relativity
  • Standard Model
  • Process of Science

Other Topics Covered:

  • Detectors at the LHC
  • Higgs boson
  • What else the LHC might find