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Title Radioactive Decay
Description Through this instructor-led activity, students determine how different decay types affect a radioactive nucleus (number of protons and neutrons, mass, charge, and isotope symbol). Balanced nuclear equations are also constructed.
Subject Chemistry
Level High School
Type Demonstration
Duration 60 minutes
Answers Included Yes
Language Engleski
Keywords alpha, beta, decay, nuclear chemistry, positron, radioactive, radioactivity
Simulation(s) Izgradite jezgru (HTML5)

Author(s) Nancy Salpepi
School / Organization PhET
Date submitted 2023.05.02
Date updated 2023.11.20