## Slides / *Ngā Kirita*^{🔗}

- Atoms and Isotopes (Slides)
- Atomic Structure (Slides)
- Nuclear Decay (Slides)
- Nuclear Equations (Slides)
- Half Life (Slides)
- Nuclear Fission and Fusion (Slides)

## Learning Outcomes */ Ngā Whāinga Ako*

- Describe the key components of the history of the atom, including Dalton, Thompson and Rutherford models.
- Describe Rutherford’s gold leaf experiment.
- Define the terms proton, neutron, electron, nucleon, atomic mass, atomic number and isotope.
- Understand the conditions governing atomic stability and therefore why some atoms are radioactive
- Describe half-life, and the dangers of radioactive waste.
- Complete basic calculations involving half-life.
- Describe the three forms of radioactivity – Alpha, Beta and Gamma radiation.
- Balance nuclear equations using the knowledge of the conservation of atomic and mass numbers.
- Describe the effect a magnetic field has on each form of radiation
- Describe binding energy and mass energy equivalence in terms of $E=mc^{2}$
- Explain the difference between Fission and Fusion
- Discuss how nuclear power is generated, safety features and dangers. Include basic history of Fukushima, Chernobyl, Windscale, Three Mile island, Hiroshima & and Nagasaki and K-19, K-27, K-413.
- Complete energy and power calculations for a nuclear power plant.

## Unit Plan */ Mahere Kōwae*

Akoranga 1 (Mon) | Akoranga 2 (Tues) | Akoranga 3 (Wed) | Akoranga 4 (Thurs) | |
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T3 W10 | 1. Structure of the Atom | 2. Discovering Atomic Structure 1 | 3. Discovering Atomic Structure 2 | 4. Radioactive Decays 1 |

T4 W1 | 5. Radioactive Decays 2 | 6. Writing Equations | 7. Half-Life | 8. Half-Life 2 |

T4 W2 | 9. Fission & Fusion 1 | 10. Fission & Fusion 2 | 11. Revision | 12. Test |

### Lesson Plans */ Ngā Mahere Akoranga*

#### Structure of the Atom

- Follow ngā kirita #1
- Kahoot if needed: https://create.kahoot.it/v2/details/ca4b9437-4d48-4ba3-a526-97b558ee04a3

#### Discovering Atomic Structure 1

**Mahi Tuatahi**: In ngā kirita- Notes on atomic models and their history
- Notes on
*Gold Foil*whakamātau **Whakakite**: Show Gieger counter & radiation sources. Discuss types of radiation.

#### Discovering Atomic Structure 2

**Mahi Tuatahi**: In ngā kirita on gold foil experiment- Video on atomic structures in ngā kirita
**Ngohe Tahi**: Mahi Kāinga Booklet: Q2 & Q4

#### Radioactive Decays 1

#### Radioactive Decays 2

**Mahi Tuatahi**: Recall physical quantities conserved during nuclear decays**Te Whāinga Ako**: Describe the three forms of radioactivity – Alpha, Beta and Gamma radiation.- Notes on beta and gamma decays
- Notes on uses of radioactive decays
- Two videos about decay and nuclear mishaps

#### Writing Equations

**Mahi Tuatahi**: Cloze in notes**Te Whāinga Ako**: Balance nuclear equations using the knowledge of the conservation of atomic and mass numbers.- Clozes, notes and tauria decays for all three types of decay
- Less guided decays at the end including double decays and absorption

#### Half-Life

**Mahi Tuatahi**- Dice experiment
- 3x nuclear equations in slides

**Te Whāinga Ako**:- Be able to make half-life graphs
- Be able to interpret half-life graphs

- Video and notes about half-life
- 1x brute force calculation question
- 1x more refined graphical calculation

#### Half-Life 2

#### Fission & Fusion 1

#### Fission & Fusion 2

**Revision****Test**