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How did the contributions of physicists in the making of the atomic bomb affect the world as we know it?
Book: We will read Chapter 2 “The U Business” together by interacting with the text using Nearpod and complete a lab report with a partner to examine the phenomena of nuclear fission.
I will write a summary of how nuclear fission works.
Lab: We will examine scientific theories using virtual labs to explore nuclear fission.
I will illustrate nuclear fission through a lab drawing.
Activity: Nearpod and Lab
Lab 2: Nuclear Fission
At the end of this activity, you will be able to:
– describe a particular reaction of nuclear fusion.
– calculate the energy released during a reaction, given the masses of the substrates and the products.
– explain the operation of the Sun as a thermonuclear reactor.
– describe the operation of a hydrogen bomb.