Industrialization of the American Landscape

High schoolers explore the Chernobyl incident and the resulting environmental health impacts. They explore three different isotopes that were released into the atmosphere. Through inquiry, students determine the difference between types of ionizing radiation and how elements are transmuted. They chart the decay series and health hazards of a number of radioactive isotopes. High schoolers examine the future of nuclear energy.

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Resource Details

Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
21 days
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Usage Permissions
Fine Print