William Paterson University
Jason Kendall is adjunct instructor of Astronomy at William Paterson University.
Jason is teaching one section of General Astronomy in the Fall of 2019:
Online Introductory Astronomy ClassCRN: 44146, PHYS 1700-81, Online lectures and laboratory activities.
Module 2: Light and AtomsVideos: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8
Supplement the videos with readings from "OpenStax Astronomy"
Astronomy Lesson 02_07: The History of the Atom
Here we talk about the origin of the atom from Democritus, to Plato and Aristotle to Dalton, to Thomson to Rutherford. All of the ways it's evolved, both philosophically and as a result of experiment.