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182 resources with the concept neutrons

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Atoms, Elements, and Isotopes

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Rings and golden nuggets contain the element gold, but how small can you break it down before it is no longer considered gold? A helpful presentation explains the basics about atoms, elements, and isotopes through a presentation.
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Macromolecules Jeopardy

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
This game isn't playing around! Scholars test their macromolecule skills through an interactive Jeopardy-style activity. As point values increase, so does the rigor of the questions, which cover types of bonding and structure of...
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Understanding Elements

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Nothing says organization quite like a table. The third lesson plan in a six-part Mixtures and Solutions unit teaches young scientists about elements and the periodic table. They learn how the periodic table is organized and about the...
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Gumdrop Atoms

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
There's nothing sticky about the resource, unless you count the gumdrops! Scholars create a model of a lithium atom, complete with protons, neutrons, and electrons. It's just that these models are made with gumdrops and toothpicks.
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The Building Blocks of Matter

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Everything can be reduced to atoms. The first installment of a six-part Mixtures and Solutions unit focuses on the building blocks of matter. Scholars review basic atomic structure, including protons, neutrons, and electrons, in...
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What Are Quarks? Sugar Edition!

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Even scientists don't really understand quarks! Learners watch as the instructor describes what scientists do know about quark particles and their interaction with each other. The lesson dispels myths that individuals may have about...
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Sub-Atomic Particles (14-16)

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
In 1897, J.J. Thomson discovered the electron, the first subatomic particle proven to exist. Scholars review their understanding of electrons, protons, and neutrons as they work through the puzzles. Each puzzle connects two or three...
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Atomic Structure

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Changing the number of neutrons in an atom makes it an isotope, but it does not change the element. Pupils complete logic puzzles, matching isotopes with their unique number of protons, neutrons, and electrons. Either on paper or timed...
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Chemistry and Physics: History of the Atom (Dalton, Thomson, Rutherford, and Bohr Models)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How do we know so much about the atom? Explore the evolution of the atomic model through a video from an informative chemistry lessons playlist. The narrator describes how our view of atoms and subatomic particles has changed from...
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Have We Found All The Elements?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
You've always wanted to know why ytterbium is called ytterbium, haven't you? An engaging video investigates the discovery of elements throughout history. It posits the theory that we are close to having discovered all the elements.
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Representing the Atom: Bohr, Rutherford and Lewis Diagrams

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What's the best way to draw an atom? Well, that depends on what information you need to convey. Compare and contrast the atomic models of Bohr, Rutherford, and Lewis using a video from the JFR Science series. The resource shows the basis...
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Average Atomic Mass: Why Are There Decimals on the Periodic Table?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How do you count half of a neutron? Solve the mystery of those awkward atomic masses that contain decimals with a video from JFR Science. The narrator shows viewers how to calculate the average atomic mass using the relative abundances...
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Isotopes and Half-Life: What Are Medical Isotopes?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How do medical professionals use radiation without doing more harm than good? Budding nuclear chemists begin their study of all things radioactive with a video from the JFR Science playlist. Topics include differences between isotopes,...
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What Are Neutron Stars?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What happens at the end of the life cycle of a star? A lesson in the Socratica Astronomy playlist shows three ways a star dies: white dwarf, black hole, and neutron star. Each ending depends on the mass of the original star.
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Isotope Rummy

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Thanks to this game, teaching isotopes will never be the same. Physical science scholars work their way toward understanding isotopes in an entertaining game. Pupils play rummy in groups while practicing good sportsmanship and creating...
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Atomic Rant

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Quantum mechanics made the traditional model of the atom obsolete. The episode of the Veritasium playlist explains the location and behavior of an electron in an atom. Scholars learn the different shapes of orbitals electrons occupy.
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Molecules to the Max!—Educators Resource Guide

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
From molecules to nanotubes, an engaging unit explores the world of tiny science. Fifteen hands-on experiments and lessons engage young scientists as they learn chemistry. Discussions, worksheets, and data analysis reinforce the concepts...
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Structure of an Atom

For Students 9th - 12th
Feeling a little uncertain about your materials for teaching the quantum mechanical model of the atom? Here is an interactive that will help! Chemistry and physics scholars alike will benefit from a simple resource that illustrates the...
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PS1C—Nuclear Processes

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Need some strategies for teaching nuclear processes that are sure to cause an explosion of learning in your classroom? Get all the essential background knowledge, plus tips for getting your point across in a thoughtful video. Concept...
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Atoms As Big As Mountains—Neutron Stars Explained

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What is the densest object in the universe? Neutron stars claim many unique properties—including the title of densest object—that are extreme, even for our universe. The video explains how neutron stars form and why it is important for...
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Atomic Mass

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Demonstrate the complex process of calculating a weighted atomic mass. Given the atomic mass of isotopes of a sample, the lesson instructor models the calculation. Multiple examples give learners the opportunity to review the process.
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The Nucleus

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Explore the makeup of the atomic nucleus. A video lesson describes the subatomic particles of the nucleus. The instructor explains the connection between the mass and atomic numbers and the isotopes of an atom.
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Atoms

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Discover the relationship between mass number, atomic number, and the makeup of the atom. The video instructor explains how to determine the number of each subatomic particle from the atomic and mass number. She demonstrates multiple...
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Isotopes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What better way is there to learn about isotopes than to play with them? Chemistry students manipulate the number of protons and neutrons in a hands-on activity. Individuals try to score the largest number of points by collecting the...