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Constructing a Time Line of Developments in Nuclear Science


Use standard library resources such as an encyclopedia, specialized science encyclopedia, or reference materials. A computer and internet access will provide quicker access to many resources.

The people, places and things in the list below have played a role in the development of our understanding of the structure of matter or in the growth and application of nuclear science and technology.

Research the names and events listed, looking for:

After everyone has completed the research, the class should share the information and arrange people and events on a time line.


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