How and why alpha decay occurs, its dangers and how to write a balanced nuclear equation for alpha decay.
Alpha decay is a type of radioactive (nuclear) decay. Here, I explain what alpha decay is, how atoms go from stable to unstable, and then I do practice problems with examples of alpha decay. Courtesy of Tyler DeWitt
Reviews how and why alpha decay occurs, its dangers, and how to write balanced nuclear equations for alpha decay.
With this KWL Chart, reflect on your prior knowledge of a concept, come up with questions you're curious about, and come up with answers from the reading.