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|School / Organization||Brentwood High School, Williamson Co, TN|
|Title||The Peninsula of Nuclear Stability|
|Keywords||Isotopes, Nuclear Stability, Peninsula of Stability|
|Description||Students build the possible isotopes of the first ten elements and explore and record the stability of the isolated neutron and the possible combinations of protons and neutrons. Students are expected to infer about the role of the neutron in stabilizing the nucleus and learn about the Peninsula of Nuclear Stability.|
|Science as Inquiry - A|
|Physical Science - B|
|Life Science - C|
|Earth & Space Science - D|
|Science & Technology - E|
|Science in Personal and Social Perspective - F|
|History and Nature of Science - G|
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