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40 resources with the concept decay

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Glacier National Park Curriculum

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park (W-GIPP), chartered in 1932, is the first international Peace Park globally and spans the Canadian United States border. Five units introduce learners to political and environmental factors that...
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Unit Four: Land of Giants

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
The McDonald Creek Valley, located on the west side of the Continental Divide in Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park (W-GIPP), focuses on the two lessons in unit four. In the first activity, scholars explore the role of death in...
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Get a Half-Life Student Worksheet

For Students 6th - 8th
Young scientists use a worksheet to help them perform a lab on the decay of a radioactive element. The worksheet serves as both a task guide and a lab sheet for pairs of learners. This activity requires a calculator and has excellent...
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Bogged Down

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Enjoy a hands-on lesson that will certainly hold water with your classes. Young scientists design an experiment to determine the materials that absorb water the best. They test both man-made and nature-made materials and conduct...
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Half-Life

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Scholars shake their way to understanding half-life with the help of candy. They observe and record which side candy lands on to graph the exponential decay in the fifth lesson of seven integrating chemistry and algebra. Combining...
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Decay Equations

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Scholars will be in their element with these decay equations found in a video that solves an example of alpha decay and beta decay. Gamma, or light, emission adds an extra concept to the equation. Then, through an analysis of which...
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Weak Interaction: The Four Fundamental Forces of Physics #2

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Scientists can't just change a neutron to a proton, can they? Although they don't have control of this process yet, they have identified the weak force that does exactly that. The simple graphics in an interesting video explain the...
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The Secret of Life

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Dead trees provide nutrients for the soil, food for animals, protection and a home for organisms, a seed-bed for new trees, and a place for nitrogen-fixing bacteria to live. In the activity, pupils collect decaying logs, expose them to a...
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How Do You Solve a Word Problem with Exponential Decay?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
The instructor first identifies what formula to use to solve this word problem. Then she explains what each of the variables stands for and helps match up their given values in this word problem. There are many components to solving this...
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Rotting Apple

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Even the witch in Snow White had a better looking apple than this! Watch as mold spreads, consuming and rotting a once red apple. May you never have to see this in your lunch box. Show the video instead of attracting fruit flies into...
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Fruit and Vegetable Decomposition, Time Lapse

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Prepare to be disgusted as a bowl of fruits and vegetables decomposes in a matter of minutes! This video, taken over 74 days, shows the mold and decay, complete with fruit flies. Great for a biology or even nutrition class!
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WS 6.1 Nuclear Particles and Reactions

For Students 10th - 12th
In this nuclear chemistry worksheet, students define radioactivity and the types of nuclear reactions. They label nuclear reactions with one of five types of reactions including fusion, fission, induced, natural decay or electron capture.
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Good Litter, Bad Litter

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Which ones can be thrown on the ground? Discover the difference between natural litter and unhealthy trash, helping scholars by using several examples. Use the information here to give them a basic background, but also encourage prior...
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Observing the Pumpkin Cycle

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Students observe and listen to nonfiction books about the life cycle of pumpkins. They practice early reading skills in a shared reading related to pumpkins. They observe the life cycle of a pumpkin including growth and decay.
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Time Lapse - Tomato

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Behold the rotting tomato! In one minute, watch as a tomato shrivels and molds into nastiness. In reality, this took two months.
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How Do You Identify Exponential Behavior from a Pattern in the Data?

For Teachers 8th - 10th
The teacher illustrates two different exponential tables and explains what each one of them means. These are function tables, one demonstrates exponential growth and the other exponential decay. She clarifies how to analyze the...
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The good microbes

For Students 3rd - 5th
The question posed for the class to consider; What would decay and what would not? They read the short passage on decomposition and microbes, then mark the items that would decay after a two-week period. A scientific investigation idea...
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Nuclear Reactions Answers to Questions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Written to accompany another slide show available through our site, the information here gives the history and trivia connected to nuclear decay research. This slide show concentrates on the definitions and theory of nuclear fission and...
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Plaque Busters

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students work with the scientific method; observation, hypothesis, and experimentation. They observe the effects of decay and the need of good oral hygiene during an experiment with an apple.
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Casual Patterns in Ecosystems

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Ecology explorers or beginning biologists view a time-lapse film of decaying strawberries. They discuss how decomposition occurs and what factors might affect the rate of decay. Alone, the lesson plan is lacking engaging attributes....
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Half-life Worksheet

For Students 11th - 12th
In this half-life worksheet, students determine how long it takes for a 100g sample of AU-198 to decay to 6.25g. Then they determine the half-life of a radioactive isotope if a 500.0g sample decays to 62.5g in 24.3 hours. Students also...
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Using Radioactive Decay to Determine Geologic Age

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students investigae using radioactive decay to determine geologic age.
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Nuclear Decay

For Students 9th - 12th
In this nuclear decay worksheet, students read about alpha and beta decay and the isotopes formed by the reactions. Students solve nine problems including writing the equations for the decay of radioactive isotopes, identifying the...
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Absolute Ages of Rocks

For Students 7th - 10th
In this age of rocks worksheet, students answer five matching questions about terms related to the decay of atoms. They use a strip of paper to simulate half life of atoms and determine the total amount of time it took to deplete the paper.