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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First Order Kinetics and Naturally Occurring Radioactivity

Pp. 155-162 (8)

Thomas J. Manning and Aurora P. Gramatges

Abstract

In this exercise students will learn about radioactive decay schemes and isotopes. Students will simulate the quantity of several isotopes present as a function of time.

Keywords:

Chemical kinetics, natural radioactivity, radioactive decay schemes, half-life.

Affiliation:

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