Isotopes

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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