• Chemistry
  • Year 11

Radioactivity

approx. 6 hrs

2 topics

25 concepts

Develop an understanding of Radioactive Isotopes for Senior Chemistry

Available in
NSW

Overview

The Radioactivity program is aligned to the NSW Chemistry curriculum within Module 1: Atomic Structure and Atomic Mass. This topic explores nuclear stability, radioactive decay and nuclear equations.

Topics & Concepts We Cover

This learning program is made up of the following 2 topics, broken down into 25 concepts.

  • Radioactivity 24 concepts

    1. Applications of Radioisotopes

    2. Comparing Radioisotopes from Reactors and Cyclotrons

    3. Decay Series

    4. Chemical Stability vs. Nuclear Stability

    5. Radioisotopes

    6. The Proton:Neutron Ratio

    7. Distinguishing the Type of Radiation an Unstable Nucleus Emits

    8. Synthesis of Radioisotopes: Nuclear Reactors

    9. Synthesis of Radioisotopes: Cycloctrons

    10. Transuranic Elements

    11. Radioactive Decay

    12. Alpha Decay

    13. Beta Decay: ?? emission

    14. Beta Decay: ?+ emission

    15. Gamma Decay

    16. Writing Balanced Nuclear Equations

    17. Chemical Change vs. Nuclear Change

    18. Representing Nuclei with Chemical Symbols

    19. Types of Radiation: Alpha Particles

    20. Types of Radiation: Beta Particles

    21. Types of Radiation: Gamma Rays

    22. Distinguishing Types of Radiation

    23. Penetrating Strength

    24. Radioactive Elements

  • Resource: Periodic Table 1 concept

    1. The Periodic Table

What you'll get

Learning Content

  • A customised learning plan to suit your needs, adapting to your pace as you learn, progress and achieve mastery
  • All the content required to help you master the syllabus, including theory, worked examples, exam preparation and practice questions

An Expert Tutor

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  • During each session, your tutor guides you through your learning program, providing real-time, live expert tutoring in Radioactivity

Reporting

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  • You and your parents receive a comprehensive feedback report after every session
  • Every session is recorded and available for you to watch at any time, allowing you to review what was covered

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