Nuclear Stability Teacher Resources
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The Nucleus / Nuclear Reactions and Elementary ParticlesLesson Planet
11th - 12th
Students describe how radioactivity relates to alpha and beta particles. Using their properties, they write a descriptive paper about the gamma rays and alpha and beta particles. They calculate q-values and the half-life of a given...
The ElectronLesson Planet
13 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Electrons don't really exist as particles in an atom, but more as waves which move at different frequencies. Explore electron configurations through learning about their shells and orbitals and how this relates to the periodicity of the...
Preparing for the Possibility of TerroristsLesson Planet
9th - 12th
High schoolers research the terrorist threat to the United States. They examine types of possible attacks and the best way to be prepared for each. Students disseminate information to the community. They publicize the school disaster plan.
Oh, My! What a Family Tree!- A Lesson About Radioactive IsotopesLesson Planet
Eleventh graders explore the characteristics of stable and unstable (radioactive) isotopes. Pupils use the perspective of isotopes to explain the characteristics of their "family trees." They describe how members of a family (brothers...