Radioactivity

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Radioactivity:

Radioactivity From u nstable to stable

What Makes Us Stable?:

What Makes Us Stable? Correct ratio of neutrons to protons Ratio increases from 1:1 to 3:2 as elements get heavier

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Superstable elements in pink Unstable/Radioactive elements in yellow

Radioactive:

Radioactive Gives off energy or particles during decay to become stable Energy = radio (and other) waves (and particles) Active = gives off

How?:

How? Three Main Types of Radiation Alpha Beta Gamma We will use the computers to investigate the first two types.