Radioactivity

This lesson looks at the properties of four different forms of radiation and how we could experimentally determine which radiation an isotope is producing.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.What did Democritus say atoms were?

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Q2.Which sentence best describes the Plum Pudding Model?

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Q3.Which of these describes the experiment to investigate the structure of an atom?

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Q4.Match the observation "Most of the alpha particles passed straight through" (made by Rutherford and his team) with the correct conclusion.

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Q5.True or false: The centre of an atom contains protons and electrons.

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Q6.What is JJ Thompson famous for?

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Q7.What is Neils Bohr famous for?

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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.What did Democritus say atoms were?

1/7

Q2.Which sentence best describes the Plum Pudding Model?

2/7

Q3.Which of these describes the experiment to investigate the structure of an atom?

3/7

Q4.Match the observation "Most of the alpha particles passed straight through" (made by Rutherford and his team) with the correct conclusion.

4/7

Q5.True or false: The centre of an atom contains protons and electrons.

5/7

Q6.What is JJ Thompson famous for?

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Q7.What is Neils Bohr famous for?

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Quiz:

Radioactivity

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Q1.What is gamma radiation?

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Q2.What is alpha radiation?

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Q3.What is beta radiation?

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Q4.Which is the most ionising radiation?

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Q5.Which is the least pentrating radiation?

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Q6.Which two types of radiation can pass through skin but are absorbed by a thin sheet of aluminium?

Select two (2) boxes

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Q7.Which radiation is the most dangerous at long distances?

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Quiz:

Radioactivity

Complete the quiz to see how much you have remembered.

Q1.What is gamma radiation?

1/7

Q2.What is alpha radiation?

2/7

Q3.What is beta radiation?

3/7

Q4.Which is the most ionising radiation?

4/7

Q5.Which is the least pentrating radiation?

5/7

Q6.Which two types of radiation can pass through skin but are absorbed by a thin sheet of aluminium?

Select two (2) boxes

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Q7.Which radiation is the most dangerous at long distances?

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Lesson summary: Radioactivity

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