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What’s half-life worksheet

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

This worksheet defines radioactive isotopes and half-life and provides examples of radioactive decay applications. It outlines an engaging activity using everyday items to simulate radioactive decay to calculate half-life.

Educational Value Statement

  • Explains radioactive isotopes
  • Defines half-life
  • Outlines the processes and products of radioactive decay
  • Demonstrates the uses of isotopes in society
  • Engaging activity
  • Can be downloaded as a PDF File

Key Learning Objectives

  • Students can explain radioactive isotopes
  • Students comprehend half-life
  • Students understand the process and products of radioactive decay
  • Students can identify uses of radioisotopes in society


Science Understanding : Chemical Science

Australian Curriculum Content Statements

Science: (ACSSU177)

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