Rutherford Scattering

Lab type: 
Virtual lab
Lab owner: 
PhET Interactive Simulations
Contact person: 
PhET Interactive Simulations
Age range: 
16-18, >18
Language: 
English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Dutch, Hungarian, Portuguese, Greek, Swedish, Slovak, Danish, Finnish, Slovene, Estonian, Latvian, Russian, Chinese, Hindi, Bosnian, Serbian
Level of difficulty: 
Advanced
Level of interaction: 
High
Booking required: 
No
 
Lab description and primary aims of the lab: 

How did Rutherford figure out the structure of the atom without being able to see it? Simulate the famous experiment in which he disproved the Plum Pudding model of the atom by observing alpha particles bouncing off atoms and determining that they must have a small core.

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