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Title Beta Decay Investigations
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.
Subject Chemistry, Physics
Level High School, Undergrad - Intro
Type Concept Questions, Homework, Lab
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords alpha, beta, decay, inquiry, phet, random
Simulation(s) Peluruhan Beta


Author(s) Trish Loeblein
Contact Email patricia.loeblein@colorado.edu
School / Organization PhET
Date submitted 12/04/30
Date updated 12/07/04