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Episode 521: Rutherford’s Experiment

In this learning episode, from the Institute of Physics, students look in detail at Rutherford’s experiment through discussion, demonstration and student experiment. The activities include: * discussing the significance of Rutherford’s experiment * demonstrating collisions and momentum * Rutherford scattering and Coulomb’s law * student experiment, the Chinese hat analogue * questions on Rutherford's experiment and atomic structure * discussing the use of models in physics

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