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Title: John Dalton


1
John Dalton
  • Ms. Castillo
  • 1st pd.

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Biography
  • Born 6 September 1766
  • Birthplace Eaglesfield, Cumberland, England
  • Died 27 July 1844
  • Best Known As The weather pioneer who advocated
    atomic theory

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  • 1787-began doing weather observations and is
    remembered for what he recorded
  • 1793-Published a book Meteorological Observations
    and Essays
  • 1801-Came up with Daltons law of partial
    pressures

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Daltons Atomic Theory
  • Dalton's Atomic Theory
  • 1) All matter is made of atoms. Atoms are
    indivisible and indestructible.
  • 2) All atoms of a given element are identical in
    mass and properties
  • 3) Compounds are formed by a combination of two
    or more different kinds of atoms.
  • 4) A chemical reaction is a rearrangement of
    atoms.

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Daltons Symbols
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Daltons Models of Atoms
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How/Why is he important today?
  • Provided the basis for the atomic model for us to
    understand today in Chemistry classes, etc.

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The End
  • Any Questions?
  • Sources
  • John Dalton
  • http//northspringer.tripod.com/HistoryofAtom/id1.
    html
  • Wikipedia
  • http//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Dalton
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