Computer Based Projects for a Chemistry Curriculum

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This e-book is a collection of exercises designed for students studying chemistry courses at a high school or undergraduate level. The e-book contains 24 chapters each containing various activities ...
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Nuclear Stability Belt

Pp. 90-96 (7)

Thomas J. Manning and Aurora P. Gramatges

Abstract

In this exercise students will balance nuclear reactions, and will evaluate nuclear stability based on the proton/neutron ratio. Students will construct stability belts using their spreadsheet program.

Keywords:

Nuclear chemistry, nuclear reactions, nuclear stability, radioactive decay.

Affiliation:

Department of Chemistry, Valdosta State University Valdosta GA 31698, USA