Half-Life of radioactive materials

Half-Life of radioactive materials
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Common Core Standards
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3 MB|16 pages
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This resource is a fully differentiated lesson aimed at teaching the Physical Sciences and focuses on finding the half-life of radioactive substances.

There are 3 learning objectives in the IDEAL format:

  • Describe what a half-life is.
  • Explain how to determine the half-life of a radioactive substance from a graph.
  • Calculate the decline in the activity of a substance in terms of ratios.

This lesson is designed with a challenge questions throughout to stretch your most able students, whilst detailed slides help with dual coding to support all students.

Review the lesson before teaching to see how the animations and objectives will work in your lesson.


Total Pages
16 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 hour
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