Radioactive Decay: A Sweet Simulation of a Half-life
Students demonstrate rates of decay of unstable nuclei can be measured. They understand ratios and multiplication of fractions. They simulate radioactive decay. They read about the accomplishments of scientists.
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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
Radioactive Dating Game
Uranium 235 has a half-life of over 700 million years and is the fuel used in the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima, Japan. Pupils see the half-lives and decay rates of Carbon-14 and Uranium-238. They also take measurements of these two...
6th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable