Types of Radioactivity

Types of Radioactivity
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This worksheet begins with the students completing a table of the types of radioactivity: alpha particles, beta particles, gamma particles, electron capture, positron emission, and neutron emission. Then, the speed, source and behavior in an electric field and magnetic field are investigated for some radiation. Lastly, penetrative ability of various types of radiation are also discussed.

Key Words: alpha ray, beta ray, gamma ray, positron, neutron, radioactivity


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