This one-page worksheet covers previous knowledge that students should have before beginning to study nuclear physics or chemistry. The topics included are:
• characteristics of the 3 subatomic particles
• reading the Periodic Table of Elements
• determining the number of protons, electrons and neutrons in an atom
• writing the Standard Atomic Notation for an atom
• listing positive and negative nuclear technologies that they are aware of
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