Calculating Half-Life Problems
In this half-life activity, students are given a particular mass of an isotope of cesium and its half life. They are to determine how much cesium will remain after 90 years. They are guided through the problem solving process.
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AP Chemistry Topic 8: Kinetics, Much More Practice
By completing this thorough set of practice exercises, your chemistry stars will shine! They will demonstrate their handling of kinetics problems: order of reactants, rate constants, rate law, and half-life. You will definitely want to...
10th - 12th Science
Exponential Decay Formula (can skip, involves Calculus)
Sal continues his discussion of decay by showing students the math involved in determining how much a substance is left after one half-life, two half-lives, and even three half-lives have gone by. He sets up a general function of time...
12 mins 7th - 10th Science
New Review Engineering the Half Pipe—Science of the Winter Olympic Games
There are no tricks here! Young scholars learn about the concept of centripetal acceleration by studying the design of the snowboarding half pipe. A video lesson describes how the half pipe design affects the motion of the boarders.
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable