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Radioactive Decay and Half-Life

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Students 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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9th - 12th
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1 hr
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Inquiry-Based Learning
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