Hip Hop Science Calculating Sub atomic Particles

Lesson Overview

In this lesson, students will review the atomic structure and determine how to find the 3 subatomic particles in an atom using the periodic table using repetitious melodic  chants (Raps), concept mapping, Graphic Organizers.

Multiple days
Lesson Type
Traditional Lesson

Essential Question

Define atom 

What the 3 subatomic particles and where are they located? 

How do you determine the number of Protons in an atom? 

How do you calculate the number of Electrons in an atom? 

What is an Ion? 

How do you calculate the number of nuetrons in an atom?


Lesson Created By: William Boyles

Lesson Partners: Center for the Education & Equity of African American Students (CEEAAS)