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Radioactive Decay and Half-Life

Learners describe how the mass of a radioactive isotope changes with time and the factors that affect the rate of radioactive decay. They write nuclear decay equations to represent natural transmutation. This activity is accomplished using pennies to represent isotopes.

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Resource Details

Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Science
1 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Usage Permissions
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Included Materials
  • Worksheet

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