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46 resources with the concept decay

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Nuclear Decay

For Students 9th - 12th
In this nuclear decay worksheet, learners 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 learning exercise, 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...
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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...
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Nuclear Chemistry Worksheet

For Students Higher Ed
In this nuclear chemistry worksheet, students solve nine problems about half life, positron emission, nuclear fission and nuclear fusion.
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"Ozymandias" Theme of Transience

For Students 9th - 12th
In this "Ozymandias" worksheet, students discuss the theme of transience. Students answer four questions about permanence and decay in the world. 
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Watch Your Mouth

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students become better aware of their anatomy, development and function of their teeth.  In this healthy mouth lesson students view a slideshow and complete several activities. 
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Chemical Changes to Matter

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Young scholars analyze the causes of corrosion. In this chemistry instructional activity, students investigate what is necessary to cause chemical changes in matter. Young scholars discover the causes of rust and tooth decay.
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Be a Good Egg

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students use an eggshell decay to represent what happens when a person loses someone's trust. For this trust lesson, students discuss decay and complete an eggshell decay activity. Students use the experiment to represent what happens...
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The Rotten Truth: Healthy Food from Healthy Soil

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate methods of decomposition in order to make compost. In this decomposition science activity, students set up compost bags using food and materials which decay over time. The initial activity is approximately 30...
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Radioactive Half-Life

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this half-life worksheet, students determine how much of the radioactive isotopes will remain after a certain amount of time. This worksheet has 11 problems to solve.
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Carbon-14 Dating

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this carbon dating worksheet, students write and illustrate a comic strip describing the entire process of C-14 dating. Then students complete 6 short answer and 2 fill in the blank questions.
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Growth and Decay 2

For Students 9th - 12th
In this growth and decay activity, high schoolers complete 8 word problems involving depreciation, appreciation, and interest problems.
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Penny Toss - Exponential Growth and Decay

For Students 9th - 10th
In this penny toss worksheet, students collect statistical data by tossing pennies and then create a scatter plot of the data. They use formulas for exponential growth and decay and then plot the function. This two-page document...
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Lab Sheet: Exponential Growth and Decay

For Students 8th - 9th
In this exponential worksheet, students gather information from an experiment and plot the data in a scatter plot. Using given formulas, they plot an equation of a line and then compare the graphs. Students observe exponential growth...
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Energy Resources

For Students 7th - 8th
In this energy resources worksheet, students identify the type of resources that cannot be replaced by natural processes. Then they describe what is formed when gases released by burning coal and oil mix with water in the form of...
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Energy Resources Scavenger Hunt

For Students 6th - 8th
In this environment worksheet, students complete each of the statements with its correct energy resource. They identify and name various types of plants and rocks. Students also identify and explain how fertilizer works and how it can be...
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Fossil Fuel Scavenger Hunt

For Students 6th - 8th
For this earth science worksheet, students complete each of the statements with the correct fossil fuel. They identify when and where electricity first became available. Students also define fossil fuels and where they first got their...
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The Terrifying Words of Edgar Allan Poe

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this literature worksheet, students identify and locate vocabulary terms and/or names related to words written by Edgar Allan Poe. There are 47 words located in the puzzle.
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The Rotten Truth

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students demonstrate and explain the decomposition process. They list the methods and ingredients for making compost. Each pair is provided with a Ziploc quart bag. Students are provided with a "Decay Buffet." They place one small piece...
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Radioactive Beans

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate radioactive atoms. In this radioactive beans lesson, students experiment with split peas and beans to determine what happens when a radioactive atom decays. 
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Half-Life Lab

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars participate in a lab in which they are introduced to carbon-dating. In groups, they use the holes of paper from a hole puncher and determine the rate of retention after shaking coins onto the same area. They record their...
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Destructive Decay

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students determine the destructive nature of plaque acid in their mouths. They use the scientific method for proving a hypothesis.