Find the answers to the radiation review here:

 

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Radiation is a part of our regular world, but we need to make sure that we distinguish the difference between radiation and radioactivity. Do you need help distinguising between radiation and radioactivity?  This short, 5 minute video, talks about the differences between radiation and radioactivity and why each can be dangerous:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zI2vRwFKnHQ

To understand radioactivity, you need to understand isotopes.

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  • Worksheet (go over answer in class)
  • Exit Quiz
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There are 3 types of radiation, each  with their own properties.  Learn how each different type of radioactive decay can result in the production of different radioactive particles

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  • Notes

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  • Worksheet
  • Workbook p125-126
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An important application of radioactivity is radiocarbon dating.  This allows archaeologists to determine how old things that contain carbon are.  Using this technique, we can determine the ages of things that were once alive if they are less than 50000 years old!

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  • Notes

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  • Questions on the back page of your notes
  • Radiocarbon dating  Worksheet
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An important application of nuclear reactions is in the generation of nuclear power.  We are able to harness energy from nuclear fission reactions, but not from nuclear fusion reactions.

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  • Workbook p140-142
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