Refine Your Results

Content Curators



Resource Types


Now... gain access to over 2 Million curated educational videos and 500,000 educator reviews to free & open educational resources

Get a 10 Day Free Trial

35 resources with the keyterm radioactivity

Videos (Over 2 Million Educational Videos Available)
Defining Gravity Video
Defining Gravity
Phonics Song 2 (new version) Video
Phonics Song 2 (new version)
Algebra 50 - Three Variable Systems in the Real World - Problem 2 Video
Algebra 50 - Three Variable Systems in the...
Other Resource Types (35)
Lesson Planet

Submarines and Aircraft Carriers: The Science of Nuclear Power

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
As physics masters view this presentation, they learn how nuclear power is used in submarines. They use Google Maps to plot a course through the ocean and calculate the time required for surfacing and traveling. They learn about fission,...
Lesson Planet

Radioactivity: Expect the Unexpected

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Several radioactive concepts are explained with the help of animated atoms, complete with their own facial expressions. As physical science pupils watch, they learn about gaining or losing atomic particles, alpha and beta particles, and...
Lesson Planet

Energy from the Nucleus

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Vintage cartoon graphics show the process of nuclear radiation and some of the history of nuclear knowledge. Though the animation is dated, the information is still relevant. This would make an entertaining introduction to nuclear...
Lesson Planet

Radioactivity, Time, and Age

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Four activities demonstrate the chain reaction of nuclear fission to your physical science fans: falling dominoes, snapping mouse traps, throwing paper wads, and igniting a series of matches. They perform additional laboratory activities...
Lesson Planet

Radioactive: An Interdisciplinary Study of Marie and Pierre Curie

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Use this innovative text to show the far-reaching influence of the dynamic Curie couple
Lesson Planet


For Teachers 4th - 8th
A must-have for your geology library of resources, this PowerPoint walks viewers through the characteristics of minerals and each test used to help identify them. As you present this collection of slides, stop to demonstrate each quality...
Lesson Planet

Nuclear Radiation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Through colorful diagrams and simple text, viewers are introduced to nuclear radiation. They discover alpha, beta, and gamma rays; they balance nuclear equations. You will impart important information to your chemistry class and give...
Lesson Planet

Madame Marie Curie & The Science of Radioactivity

For Teachers 6th - 12th
A student-created, yet comprehensive 37-slide presentation on the life and contributions of Marie Curie awaits your upcoming chemists! With plenty of photographs, this resource introduces the woman who is responsible for our early...
Lesson Planet

The Building Blocks

For Teachers 7th - 12th
This PowerPoint is a comprehensive review of all the facts related to an atom's basic structure and function. What makes this unique is that it is geared toward an audience of junior geologists. After introducing the periodic table of...
Lesson Planet

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.
Lesson Planet

Nuclear Chemistry

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What a comprehensive summary of introductory nuclear physics! Although the delivery is dry, the information is valuable and several "Check for Understanding" slides are interspersed throughout to reinforce learning. As a result of...
Lesson Planet

Chapter 3 Review & Reinforcement Questions/Review of the Mole/"Electron Stuff" Review

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Three separate worksheets are rolled into this resource. The first focuses on atomic structure. The second reviews the concept of molar mass. The third relates atomic structure to element light spectra. These are definitely aimed at high...
Lesson Planet

Geologic Age

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students investigate radioactivity as a tool for measuring geologic time and how geologists use this information to determine the absolute age of rocks or minerals.
Lesson Planet

Using Radioactive Decay to Determine Geologic Age

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners investigae using radioactive decay to determine geologic age.
Lesson Planet

Solve a Transfer Challenge

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Imagine that golf balls are radioactive and that they must be moved without touching or dropping them! This is what collaborative groups experience in this challenge. Each group is given a variety of materials with which to construct a...
Lesson Planet

The Nucleus-Radioactivity

For Students 9th - 12th
In this nucleus and radioactivity worksheet, students collect class data and the students represent radioactive atoms decaying. They plot their data and answer two questions about the results. They solve seven problems given the half...
Lesson Planet

Radioactivity-What is the Nucleus Like?

For Students 9th - 12th
In this radioactivity worksheet, students answer 40 questions about half life, isotopes, radioactive decay, the uses of radioactivity, nuclear equations and the scientists associated with radioactivity.
Lesson Planet

What is the Relationship Between Radioactivity and Radon?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this radon and radioactivity worksheet, students analyze the data of the isotopes of elements that occur in the decay series of uranium-238. Students answer 6 questions about the isotopes, their half-lives, their potential threat and...
Lesson Planet

A Yuccy Situation

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students examine the concept of nuclear waste storage. In this interdisciplinary lesson, students research Yucca Mountain in order to compare and contrast opposing views regarding the nuclear waste site there. Students compose a letter...
Lesson Planet

Marie Curie and the Naming of a Unit

For Students 9th - 12th
In this radioactivity worksheet, students read about scientists who contributed to the discovery of radioactivity and radioactive elements. They read about Marie Curie and her contributions to science and the unit the "curie" which was...
Lesson Planet

WS 6.4 Radioactive Half-Life

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this radioactivity worksheet, students answer eleven questions about half life, decay and radioactivity. They calculate half life in some problems and determine the quantity of a sample remaining after a certain amount of time. They...
Lesson Planet

Radioactivity Quiz

For Teachers 6th - 8th
In this radioactivity quiz worksheet, middle schoolers complete a 10 question true/false quiz. Quiz is also available as a student handout and Powerpoint presentation. 
Lesson Planet


For Students 6th - 12th
In this biology worksheet, students complete a crossword puzzle with 23 questions on biotechnology. They identify the benefits and ethical issues about biotechnology.
Lesson Planet

Radioactive Samples

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students examine the different types of radioactivity.  In this radioactive samples lesson students complete a lab activity on radiation and complete a handout.