Day 17 - Tuesday, May 26
to Day 17 of eLearning. Today has two parts. First, you will become the
Master of balancing nuclear equations. And second, you will gain an
introduction through reading to the concept of a half-life.
Here's What to Do:
- Video - Decay, Bombardment, and Balancing (13 min)
H reviews nuclear decay and decay particles, before discussing nuclear
bombardment reactions. The strategies for balancing nuclear equations
are discussed and numerous examples are given. Print the worksheet
above - Nuclear Equation Balancing Worksheet - and get out your
favorite Periodic Table and follow along with Mr. H.
Answers to Balancing Practice Worksheet: Questions 1 and 2 || Question 3
- WebAssign - Nuclear Equations (10 - 25 min)
Mr. H's instruction and examples as a guide to assist in the completion
of this WebAssign. A periodic table is recommended. See link above in
- Chapter 19.3-4 Reading Guide on Half Life (20 - 40 min)
Read Chapter 19.3-4 of your textbook and complete this Reading Guide.
Enjoy every last minute of it because it is your last Reading Guide of
*** Take attendance by 1 pm. Check your email for an attendance form from the Attendance office.
Coming Next Class:
Half-Life and Radiation Exposure