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|Authors||Debra Krause Dandaneau|
|School / Organization||University of Tennessee|
|Title||Radioactive Decay, Fission and Chain Reactions|
|Simulations||Peluruhan Alfa, Fisi Nuklir|
|Keywords||radioactivity, readioactive decay, half-life, tunneling, nuclear physics, chain reactions, fission, nuclear power plants, nuclear weapons|
|Description||This in-class work (ICW) is used in a university non-math "How Things Work" course (replacing the lecture). It is designed to accompany section 16.1 in Bloomfield's text (3rd ed). It uses the Radioactive Decay and Nuclear Fission simulations, and is preceded by an in-class activity "Decay by Die" that does not use simulations and is also included as a separate Word document file. (I also have a version of "Decay by Die "that uses two die, more interesting if you want to study probability... contact me if interested or if solutions are desired.)|
|Level||Undergraduate - Intro, High School|
What do you think about this activity? How did you use it or change it for your class? Professionally constructive comments welcome.