Types of Nuclear Decay

Unit 9: Unit 10: Nuclear Chemistry and Final Exam Review
Lesson 2 of 8

Objective: Students will be able to explain why some atoms decay and differentiate between the three major types of decay (alpha, beta, and gamma) through taking notes and performing practice questions.

Big Idea: Unstable atoms can decay through alpha, beta, or gamma emission.

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