Nuclear Particles, Decay & Reactions: 13-Resource Hybrid Bundle Lesson Plan

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This is a complete and prep-free chemistry lesson plan with 13 downloadable and online resources for teaching, assigning work, reviewing, and practicing. This lesson plan is flexible for use with any type of learning; Distance, Virtual, In-person, or Hybrid. PLEASE PREVIEW. Thanks.

This is an inclusive three-in-one lesson plan product. About 13 product files.

Lesson Plan 54: Nuclear Chemistry Particles

Lesson Plan 55: Nuclear Reactions and Transmutations

Lesson Plan 56: Completing and Balancing Nuclear Equations

(Hybrid Bundle with Googleable Worksheets)

Goals and Objectives of Lesson 54

Vocabulary Terms: After learning this lesson, your students should be able to define or explain these terms

  • Nuclear chemistry, radiation, alpha particle, beta particle, gamma radiation, proton, neutron, positron, accelerator, penetrating power

Concept Tasks: After learning this lesson, your students should be able to:

1. Read and use Reference Tables O and N

2. Determine the path of a particle through an electric field

3. Compare mass, charge, and penetrating power of particles

4. Recognize or identify elements that have no stable isotopes

Goals and Objectives of Lesson 55 and 56:

Vocabulary Terms: After learning this lesson, your students should be able to define or explain these terms

1. Transmutation
2. Natural transmutation
3. Artificial transmutation
4. Alpha decay
5. Beta decay
6. Positron emission
7. Fission
8. Fusion

Concept Tasks: After learning this lesson, your students should be able to:

1. Identify or recognize any of the different types of nuclear reactions

2. Interpret changes to a radioisotope after a decay

3. Recognize a balanced nuclear reaction equation

4. Determine the missing particle in a nuclear equation

5. Write or complete nuclear reaction equations

Resources Included for this Lesson Plan

  • PowerPoint Teaching Notes (PPT ) ~Editable~
  • Guided Reading (PDF)
  • Essential Skills Homework Worksheets ( PDF)
  • Study Guide/Homework Helper (PDF)
  • Exit Tickets / Task Cards (PDF and DOC, ~Editable~
  • Warm-up Vocab Puzzle ( PDF)
  • Googleable Worksheet (Google Form, ~Editable~)* included

(Scroll down for more info about each resource)

Answer Key included for all questions.

TPT Digital Activity permission included for creating online and Google Classroom assignments from any PDF resource.

____________ More Info on Each Resource ____________

1. PowerPoint Teaching Notes ~Editable~

  • A highly visual, interactive, simply animated PPT notes to teach with.
  • Clear bulleted-outline highlights key information students need to know
  • Images, diagrams, and tables on most slides help you show and emphasize the key concepts. Provides students with great visual learning.
  • Many examples and solutions (if needed)
  • Lesson goals and objectives clearly listed at the beginning
  • Pop quiz practice questions engage students as you teach. Provide quick assessment of attentiveness and understanding

2. Guided Reading (PDF)

  • A super easy to read, learn, and understand guided reading and explanation of key materials
  • Key terms are emboldened, simply defined, and further explained for better understanding
  • Many colorful images, pictures, diagrams, and tables to support visual learners and boost understanding and memorization
  • Many examples, solutions (when needed), and practice questions
  • Lesson goals and objectives to start each reading

3. Essential Skills Homework Worksheets (PDF)

  • Organized and engaging sets of skill activities.
  • Activity sets may include fill-in-blanks, labeling, drawing, multiple-choice, and constructed response questions.
  • Easy to assign and assess students’ knowledge and understanding of the materials.
  • All multiple choice and constructed response questions are taken from the NYS Regents chemistry test bank.

4. BFF Homework Helper/Study Guide (PDF)

  • Bold and engaging summary of all key terms and concepts
  • Great for quick study for a test or quiz, or for finding information quickly to a homework question

5. Exit Tickets / Task Cards (PDF and Doc) ~Editable~

  • Use as a quick assessment activity for students
  • Use after teaching a lesson, before moving on to the next lesson, or before students leave class
  • Can be used as a quick quiz, warm-up, or icebreaker assignment

6. Warm-up / Bellringer Activity ~Some are Editable~

  • Easy doable activity that gets your students ready for the lesson.
  • Mostly a fun word-search vocab puzzle to get your student familiarized themselves with key terms of the lesson.
  • It may also be a quick question, diagram label, or graphic organizer activity

___ Resource 7 is Included Only In the Hybrid Lesson Plan Bundle ____

7. Googleable Worksheet (Google Form) ~Editable~

  • Form-filling skill activity and practice question sets on Google Form.
  • Editable so you can add or remove questions, or break up sections into multiple assignments
  • Prep-free and easy-to-assign to students on Google Classroom
  • Touch-free instant grading.
  • See and track responses by your students
  • *Googleable worksheet is derived from the corresponding Essential Skill HW Worksheet (see #3)*

___ Resource 8, 9, and 10 are Included Only In the Hybrid Unit Plan Bundle ____

In addition to the above 7 resources for each lesson, Hybrid Unit Bundle Products include the following.

8. Unit Test (PDF)

  • Cumulative test questions on each of the 12 chemistry topics.
  • Each unit test consists of 30 questions from all lessons of the unit
  • A mix of highly selective and quality multiple-choice and short answer questions
  • Questions selected from NYS Regents chemistry test bank.

9. Googleable Topic Test (Google Form) ~Editable

  • Same as the above, but a handful of the question may be different from the PDF version of the test (#8)
  • Each of the topic tests has 30 questions
  • The mole Concept topic only has 25 questions because it is calculation-heavy.
  • Auto touch-free grading

10. Chemistry Googabulary (Google Form) ~Editable~

  • Vocab terms and definition Form-filling activity sets on Google Form.
  • Two or more sets of work in each topic bundle product.
  • Excellent as a warm-up or bell-ringer work online.

Please Note: Google Form Resources (7, 9, and 10) are only included in Hybrid Bundle Products. This is the only way that I know to bundle printable and online resources.

Some questions require the use of NYS Chemistry Reference Tables 2011 Edition. Click to access and download.


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