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what is radioactivity
Radioactivity is the emission of radiation from an unstable atomic nucleus
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what are atoms made up of
Atoms are made of three types of sub-atomic particle: neutrons and protons in the nucleus and electrons orbiting the nucleus.
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what is an radioactive process
radioactive process is nuclear fission
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what is nuclear fission
some elements can split as a result of absorbing an additional neutron
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what two catorgories are radioation separated in
Radiation is often separated into two categories, ionizing and non-ionizing
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what is ionization
Ionization is the process of removing electrons from atoms, leaving two electrically charged particles (ions) behind
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Atoms are made of three types of sub-atomic particle: neutrons and protons in the nucleus and electrons orbiting the nucleus.

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