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Half Life and Radioactive decay is made easier with this M&M partner activity! Your students will love this engaging activity so much that they will forget that they are working half-life problems! And...they get to eat candy :) This activity is a favorite in my Physical Science classes and is s
- Link to 10 minute FANTASTIC Crash Course video explaining Half Lives & Radioactive Decay! - Includes 3 different types of DECAY, the particles they emit & what materials stop them, as well. - 17 Short Answer Questions - Comes with TEACHER KEY - Can be used as a video guide for complet
8th - 12th
Half-Life Lesson Overview HigherTree stump decay – link to radioactive decayEmission of a particleRandom decay modelConcept of radioactive decay and half life - definitionsHalf-life practical – gameDraw your graph from your game resultsquestions from your graphHalf life comparedCalculations from the
Save time and energy with this ⭐FREE⭐ HALF LIFE WORKSHEET! This set includes 2 worksheets that cover basic half-life calculations and graphing. Use as a homework assignment, end of lesson assessment, or as part of a station activity. I have included the answer key for easy grading. Need a digital
This double sided worksheet covers the basics of radioactive decay & half-life. I use this at the end of the topic to check student understanding, or as a revision resource prior to exams. The first page includes questions on:Alpha, Beta, Gamma radiation sources.What is radioactive decay and hal
10th - 12th
This lab helps students better understand half-life and radioactive decay using a fake radioactive element followed by real world examples.
Created by Robert DeMarco. This worksheet allows students to practice skills needed to work with half life and radioactive dating on the NYS Earth Science Regents examination. Uses the Earth Science Reference Tables and knowledge provided by the teacher.
8th - 10th
This download includes LINKS to the following videos. You can also simply click on the links below.Isotopes and Radioactive DecayHalf LifeNuclear ReactionsUse as an overview or review for your students. Share with students to use on their own. Subscribe for free for more videos.
8th - 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education
These scaffolded Radioactive Decay Cornell Doodle Notes combine two effective note-taking strategies and can be used to introduce the concepts of radioactivity and half-life, and the three types of radioactive decay (alpha, beta, and gamma). Students will learn what the word radioactive means, why a
Nuclear Energy Doodle Notes. 10 pages (14 pages with alternate versions) of doodle notes covering isotopes, radioactivity, radioactive decay, half-life, nuclear energy generation, mass-energy equivalence, nuclear fusion and nuclear fission.Have a closer look at each one by clicking the links:• Isot
10th - 12th

Also included in: Physics Doodle Note Bundle

Want your students to experience radioactive half-life and carbon dating without the risk of radioactive decay? Here is a great lesson and activity to do just that!This resource is also part of my amazing, cost saving Physics Bundle and the Nuclear Energy Enriched BundleLesson: Half-LifeA 2-page no
10th - 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education

Also included in: Physics Bundle

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Two Complete Lessons in One! This resource includes an honors level lesson and a standard level lesson! There are two main concepts included in this lesson; half-life and the decay series. Students should understand that the decay of a radioisotope goes through a series of transmutations – usually b
This product includes two versions of my M&M half-life laboratory activity. One version is a more traditional Earth Science radioactive dating lab. The other is slightly more advanced Physics inquiry based lab that requires the use of a graphing calculator, like the TI-83 or TI-84. Both versions
This product is a lab I created for my high school Physical Science students. This lab gives students an understanding of half-life and radioactivity by using pennies to model radioactive decay. The lab has students put their data into a data table, average and graph their results, analyze their d
9th - 12th
This lab is designed to augment one of the terrific physics and chemistry demos provided by the PhET Interactive Simulations Internet site of the University of Colorado at Boulder (https://phet.colorado.edu/). The Radioactive Dating Game introduces the concept of radioactive decay and its use in dat
9th - 12th
In this card sort activity kids solve a puzzle of how one element (Uranium 238) transforms through a series of steps into 13 other isotopes before becoming a stable form of lead. Once kids become proficient, a second sequence is available for them to work through. If you study radiometric dating, th
In this activity, students will learn how radioactive decay proceeds, and how to interpret data from isotopes found in rocks. A set of dice will represent a population of decaying atoms, and as students roll and remove dice from the parent population, they will see that as the parent population dec
8th - 12th, Higher Education
Easy to use one page brochure style foldables covering radioactive decay and radioactive dating. Students will fill in definitions for radioactive decay, learn how it is used and learn about the five difference decay emissions. Alpha emission, beta emission, electron capture, gama emission and pos
7th - 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education
This Question Exploration help Ss answer the question: What is radioactive dating? (such as carbon-14 dating), and How is half-life decay?Question Exploration Routine is an instructional methods that teachers can use to help a diverse student population understand a body of content information by ca
This is a great lab to reinforce the topic of radioactive decay or half life. All you need is 100 pennies and a lab bin for each group of four students. Each student in the group is responsible for doing their part of the lab: 1 shaker, 1 counter, 1 recorder, 1 keeper of stable pennies. Check it out
5th - 10th
In this easy to set-up half-life lab, students engage in a simulation that models the exponential decay of a radioactive element through M&Ms! It is a great first-day lab for a radioactivity unit, or simply to introduce the concept of a half-life. This resource is completely editable and contain
In this set of game cards, the students will explore Half-Lives.StandardsSPS4. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to explain the changes in nuclear structure as a result of fission, fusion and radioactive decay.b. Use mathematics and computational thinking to explain the process of half-l
8th - 12th
DescriptionIn this game the students will explore Half-Life. Standard coveredSPS4. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to explain the changes in nuclear structure as a result of fission, fusion and radioactive decay.b. Use mathematics and computational thinking to explain the process of ha
8th - 12th

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