Atomic structure review (Part 2)

This lesson revises the Atomic Structure subject knowledge on Half-life and the uses and hazards of radiation. This lesson also gives an opportunity to work through some exam style questions. It also covers Fission and Fusion which is only needed for the GCSE Physics course.

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

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!

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.What did John Dalton discover?

5/7

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

6/7

Q7.Gamma particles have which of these properties?

7/7

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

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!

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.What did John Dalton discover?

5/7

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

6/7

Q7.Gamma particles have which of these properties?

7/7

Video

Click on the play button to start the video. If your teacher asks you to pause the video and look at the worksheet you should:

  • Click "Close Video"
  • Click "Next" to view the activity

Your video will re-appear on the next page, and will stay paused in the right place.

Worksheet

These slides will take you through some tasks for the lesson. If you need to re-play the video, click the ‘Resume Video’ icon. If you are asked to add answers to the slides, first download or print out the worksheet. Once you have finished all the tasks, click ‘Next’ below.

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Atomic Structure Review 2

Finish off the Atomic Structure topic with this quiz to help you check your understanding of the second half of the topic.

Q1.What is the definition of activity?

1/8

Q2.What is the definition of count rate?

2/8

Q3.What is activity measured in?

3/8

Q4.If the half-life of a substance is 11 hours, and the original count rate is 800 Bq, what will be the count rate after 22 hours.

4/8

Q5.Which word best suits radioactive decay?

5/8

Q6.Which of these situations might lead to contamination by radioactive isotopes?

6/8

Q7.Which of these situations might lead to an increased amount of irradiation?

7/8

Q8.Which of these situations would beta radiation be usefully used?

8/8

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Atomic Structure Review 2

Finish off the Atomic Structure topic with this quiz to help you check your understanding of the second half of the topic.

Q1.What is the definition of activity?

1/8

Q2.What is the definition of count rate?

2/8

Q3.What is activity measured in?

3/8

Q4.If the half-life of a substance is 11 hours, and the original count rate is 800 Bq, what will be the count rate after 22 hours.

4/8

Q5.Which word best suits radioactive decay?

5/8

Q6.Which of these situations might lead to contamination by radioactive isotopes?

6/8

Q7.Which of these situations might lead to an increased amount of irradiation?

7/8

Q8.Which of these situations would beta radiation be usefully used?

8/8

Lesson summary: Atomic structure review (Part 2)

It looks like you have not completed one of the quizzes.

To share your results with your teacher please complete one of the quizzes.

Time to move!

Did you know that exercise helps your concentration and ability to learn?

For 5 mins...

Move around:
Walk

On the spot:
Chair yoga

This was the final lesson in the unit Atomic Structure.

Browse Oak's lessons: