VA.7-8. Virginia 2010 Science Standards of Learning
PS.2. The student will investigate and understand the nature of matter. Key concepts include
PS.2.a) The particle theory of matter.
PS.3. The student will investigate and understand the modern and historical models of atomic structure. Key concepts include
PS.3.a) The contributions of Dalton, Thomson, Rutherford, and Bohr in understanding the atom.
PS.3.b) The modern model of atomic structure.