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In this project, high school chemistry students investigate atomic structure from a historical perspective. Assuming the personas of eight legendary scientists and their assistants, students stage a mock gathering to explore the evolution of the atomic model. This role-playing activity may also serve as a template for weaving the rich history of science into other subject areas. The project culminates in individually written news stories about the “meeting of the minds,” an assignment that allows students to weave history, modern atomic theory, and their own twist on events that might transpire if deceased scientists could converse.