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Radioactivity - Module Overview

The radioactivity module covers work on atomic structure, sources, uses and dangers of radioactivity.  Details of the content and teaching order can be seen below.

 

Lesson Learning Outcomes Notes Book ref. Specification ref.
1 - Structure of the atom
  • Know that
  • Know that
  • Be able to
P2.27 P2.29  
2 - Nuclear Radiation
  • Know that
  • Know that
  • Be able to
P2.28  
3 - Background Radiation
  • Know that
  • Know that
  • Be able to
  P  
4 - Radioactive Decay
  • Know that
  • Know that
  • Be able to
  P  
5 - Half-life
  • Know that
  • Know that
  • Be able to
  P  

6 - Uses of radiation

  • Know that
  • Know that
  • Be able to
  P2.30  
7 - Fission and Fusion
  • Know that
  • Know that
  • Be able to
  P2.31  
8 - Life cycle of a star
  • Know that
  • Know that
  • Be able to
  P2.32