Introductory Chemistry Complete Unit VIII "Nuclear Chemistry"

Introductory Chemistry Complete Unit VIII "Nuclear Chemistry"
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This unit aligns with the Common Core State Standards:
STANDARD 5 - Matter and Energy
"The competent science teacher understands the nature and properties of energy in its various forms, and the processes by which energy is exchanged and/or transformed.
5A. understands the atomic and nuclear structure of matter and the relationship to chemical and physical properties
5E. analyzes the properties of materials in relation to their chemical or physical structures and evaluate uses of the materials based on their properties
5F. explains conservation of mass and energy and explains interactions of energy with matter, including changes in state"

Unit VIII “Nuclear Chemistry” folder contains three comprehensive PowerPoint lessons; many review programs with two printable color PDF worksheets; three student PPT supporting note guides; a unit vocabulary sheet; quizzes, and other assessments (all multiple choice, matching, true/false questions) with answer keys in PDF and Word format.

PowerPoint lessons contain many graphics and at least two links to short videos for each lesson to further student understanding.
PowerPoint slides also contain notes for the instructor based on students most "frequently asked questions" or FAQ's to help clarify the subject. A class activity is included at the end of each lesson and a 20-question interactive quiz/review at is also included as a link in the last slide of each PowerPoint lesson.
ActivInspire programs/worksheets can be used for an interactive review of the material covered in the unit.

Terms/concepts in this unit include:
radioactivity, nuclear decay, isotope, carbon-14, nitrogen-14, radioisotope, Antoine Henri Becquerel, uranium, uranium glass, photographic plate, alpha particles, beta particles, gamma rays, protons, neutrons, electrons, helium nucleus, atomic number, mass number, alpha decay, uranium-238, thorium-234, lead, balanced nuclear equations, radiation penetration, radiation suits, beta decay, gamma decay, radiation effects, radiation exposure, radon gas, Geiger counters, half-life, radon-222, nuclear decay rates, radioactive dating, beta decay, carbon dating, potassium-40, rubidium-87, rock dating, artificial transmutation, Ernest Rutherford, transuranium elements, Voyager spacecraft, plutonium-238, New Horizons spacecraft, Curiosity rover, particle accelerators, Large Hadron Collider (LHC), atoms, quarks, nuclear forces, strong nuclear force, weak nuclear force, nucleus, atomic nuclei, bismuth, fission, uranium-235, transmutation, barium-142, krypton-91, splitting atoms, nuclear equations, mass/energy conversion, E=mc2, first atomic bomb, World War II, chain reactions, uncontrolled nuclear chain reactions, controlled nuclear chain reactions, nuclear fission reactors, radioactive waste, critical mass, core reactor meltdown, Fukushima Japan, Chernobyl Ukraine, fusion, hydrogen/helium conversion, Sun, plasma, stars, visible matter, controlled fusion, fusion reactors, Mr. Fusion


Introductory Chemistry Complete Unit VIII "Nuclear Chemistry" por astronomydad se distribuye bajo una Licencia Creative Commons Atribución 4.0 Internacional.

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3 Weeks
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