Isotopes

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Lead your class through the amazing world of isotopes as they investigate the various properties they contain and further understand their respective location on the periodic table. They explore half-lives and radioactivity as each isotope is deemed safe or volatile for use in the general science community.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have the class explore ways scientists use isotopes for procedures like medical procedures or pharmaceutical compounds
  • Divide the class into groups and create a vocabulary web to demonstrate the way each term is interconnected, while properly identifying its differences

 

Classroom Considerations

  • Assist learners with special needs as they complete the assessments or write in their journals
Pros

  • Includes multiple ideas and examples of strategies to expand the lesson
  • Allows for differentiated learning or modification in the case of time constraints
Cons

  • None
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