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2. What type of particles are alpha particles? (hint, it's an element)

  • Helium nuclei. 2 protons, 2 neutrons
  • Hydrogen nuclei, 1 proton, 1 neutron
  • Oxygen nuclei. 4 protons, 2 neutrons
  • Nitrogen nuclei. 6 protons, 6 neutrons

3. What are isotopes?

  • Atoms with the same number of protons but a different number of neutrons.
  • Atoms with the same number of neutrons but a different number of protons
  • Atoms with the same number of electrons but a different number of neutrons
  • Atoms with the same number of protons but a different number of electrons

4. What particles are beta particles? (think atomic model)

  • Electrons
  • Protons
  • Neutrons
  • Nuclei

5. If isotopes are radioactive, what does that mean?

  • It has a half-life
  • It means it grows into new elements
  • It means it decays into other elements and gives out radiation
  • It means it gives out radioactive decay

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