Student Behavioral Objectives
- Students will calculate the amount of radioactive material that will remain after an integral number of half-lives.
- Students will describe how carbon-14 is used to determine the age of carbon containing objects.
- Students will qualitatively compare the ionizing power and penetration power of α,β, and γ particles.
Timing, Standards, Activities
Timing and California Standards
Number of 60 min periods
Radiation Around Us
Activities for Lesson 6
1. Basic Nuclear Lab Kit
1. Carbon-14 Dating
Answers for Radiation Around Us (L6) Review Questions
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