Ionising radiation

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1. an atom that emits beta particles-

  • loses all its other electrons
  • still has other electrons around the nucleus
  • is destroyed
  • also emits alpha particles
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2. What's an ion?

  • what I use to get the creases out my shirt
  • An atom that has been exposed to radiation
  • An atom that has an electrical charge as it as lost/gained electrons
  • A metal

3. which of these are the most penetrating?

  • none
  • Gamma ray
  • beta particles
  • Alpha particles

4. An alpha particle-

  • can travels a few metres through air
  • has two protons and two neutrons so has a positive charge
  • has no charge
  • is an electron

5. Gamma rays-

  • are waves and have no charge
  • aren't on the electromagnetic spectrum
  • are particles
  • give you severe anger management issues


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