This set of guided notes covers all introductory material surrounding the topic of nuclear chemistry. This file has both a student copy and an answer key for teachers (the first pages are the answer key the last pages are the student worksheets). The topics covered in this set of notes are nuclear radiation, the scientists who worked on the topic of radioactive decay, particles emitted (alpha particles, beta particles and gamma particles) and how to calculate the different types of decay (with practice problems). This worksheet set also includes information and notes on x rays. This assignment is great as guided notes during lecture, as a homework assignment before or after learning activities and lab. It can even function as a study guide for your upcoming test! It organizes the information into categories as well to further help students see the connections.