P4 atomic structure review (Part 1)

This lesson revises the Atomic Structure subject knowledge common to both GCSE Combined Science and GCSE Physics and gives an opportunity to work through some exam style questions.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

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Q1.What does contamination mean?

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Q2.What does irradiation mean?

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Q3.Decide in which of the situations below contamination or irradiation would be taking place.

Treating food using gamma rays to kill bacteria.

Injecting a patient with a radioactive isotope for medical diagnosis.

Measuring the thickness of paper using beta particles.

Smoke detectors using radiation which is blocked by smoke.

Using a radioactive isotope within a pipeline to find leaks.

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Q4.Which type of radiation is most suitable to use within a smoke detector?

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Q5.Look at the precautions below - decide if they would be effective at preventing contamination or irradiation or neither.

Gloves

Lead shielding

Film radiation badge

Breathing mask

Keeping your distance from radioactive sources

Limiting the time spent with radioactive sources.

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Q6.Which type of nuclear radiation poses the greatest hazard if it is produced by a radioactive isotope that a person has been contaminated by?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 1

Question 1

Question 2

Question 2

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Question 3

Question 4

Question 4

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Question 5

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Question 6

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Q1.What does contamination mean?

1/6

Q2.What does irradiation mean?

2/6

Q3.Decide in which of the situations below contamination or irradiation would be taking place.

Treating food using gamma rays to kill bacteria.

Injecting a patient with a radioactive isotope for medical diagnosis.

Measuring the thickness of paper using beta particles.

Smoke detectors using radiation which is blocked by smoke.

Using a radioactive isotope within a pipeline to find leaks.

3/6

Q4.Which type of radiation is most suitable to use within a smoke detector?

4/6

Q5.Look at the precautions below - decide if they would be effective at preventing contamination or irradiation or neither.

Gloves

Lead shielding

Film radiation badge

Breathing mask

Keeping your distance from radioactive sources

Limiting the time spent with radioactive sources.

5/6

Q6.Which type of nuclear radiation poses the greatest hazard if it is produced by a radioactive isotope that a person has been contaminated by?

6/6

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Atomic Structure Review 1

Use this quiz to check your learning following the review lesson for the first half of the Atomic Structure topic.

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Q1.Which of the following lines, describing an atom, contains a mistake?

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Q2.Which of these statements is incorrect?

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Q3.How do you work out the number of neutrons?

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Q4.What is the different between the two isotopes iodine-131 and iodine-127.

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Q5.Match up the discoveries with the scientist who made the discovery.

John Dalton

JJ Thompson

Rutherford

Neils Bohr

James Chadwick

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Q6.Which of these statements, about Rutherford's experiment, is incorrect.

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Q7.Match up the properties to the particles

Blocked by paper

Charge of -1e

Charge of +2

Electromagnetic wave

Highly ionising

Highly penetrating

Low ionising power

Neutral

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Atomic Structure Review 1

Use this quiz to check your learning following the review lesson for the first half of the Atomic Structure topic.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 2

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Question 3

Question 3

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Question 4

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Q1.Which of the following lines, describing an atom, contains a mistake?

1/7

Q2.Which of these statements is incorrect?

2/7

Q3.How do you work out the number of neutrons?

3/7

Q4.What is the different between the two isotopes iodine-131 and iodine-127.

4/7

Q5.Match up the discoveries with the scientist who made the discovery.

John Dalton

JJ Thompson

Rutherford

Neils Bohr

James Chadwick

5/7

Q6.Which of these statements, about Rutherford's experiment, is incorrect.

6/7

Q7.Match up the properties to the particles

Blocked by paper

Charge of -1e

Charge of +2

Electromagnetic wave

Highly ionising

Highly penetrating

Low ionising power

Neutral

7/7

Lesson summary: P4 atomic structure review (Part 1)

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