The O'Donnell Foundation is devoted to building model programs to enhance the quality of education.
|School / Organization||PhET|
|Title||Beta Decay Investigations|
|Keywords||phet, inquiry, decay, alpha, random, beta|
|Description||This inquiry lesson could be used in chemistry or physics and is written to follow my activity using Alpha Decay (http://phet.colorado.edu/en/contributions/view/3558) Learning Goals: Students will be able to: Describe the process of beta decay; Differentiate between Alpha and Beta decay; Compare the meaning of “Half-life” for Alpha and Beta decay.|
|Level||High School, Undergraduate - Intro|
|Type||Concept Questions, Lab, Homework|
|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|
What do you think about this activity? How did you use it or change it for your class? Professionally constructive comments welcome.