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Types of radiation graphic organiser

Year Level(s) Years 7-10
Subject Area(s) Science General Science Chemistry
Topic(s) Atomic Science
Resource Type Worksheet

This graphic organiser is used to identify similarities and differences between three types of radiation – alpha, beta and gamma.

Educational Value Statement

  • Identifies three different types of radiation: alpha, beta and gamma
  • Explores similarities and differences in radiation properties
  • Can be downloaded as a PDF File

Key Learning Objectives

  • Students can explain similarities and differences of alpha, beta and gamma radiation
  • Students can identify the symbol and form of different types of radiation
  • Students can describe how alpha and beta particles and gamma radiation are released from unstable atoms
  • Students comprehend natural radioactivity arises from the decay of nuclei in atoms


Science Understanding : Chemical Science

Australian Curriculum Content Statements

Science:  (ACSSU177)

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