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Nuclear radiations (BBC Bitesize)
Read all about alpha, beta and gamma radiation, their properties and uses. Then try the activity and do the test!

Radioactive substances activity (BBC Bitesize)
Watch the animation on atomic structure, alpha, beta and gamma radiation, what they are, effect on DNA, decay, half life then do the quiz!

What is radioactivity? (BBC Bitesize)
Read all about half life, types of radiation and decay equations. Then try the activity and do the test!

Uses of radioactivity (BBC Bitesize)
Read all about background radiation, tracers, smoke detectors and dating rocks and carbon dating. Then do the test!

Radiation treatment (BBC Bitesize)
Read all about how we use X rays and gamma rays in hospitals to find and treat cancer, broken bones and more. Then do the test!

Nuclear fission and fusion activity (BBC Bitesize)
Watch the animation on fission, chain reactions and controlling them, and nuclear fusion.

Atomic structure (BBC Bitesize)
Read all about the structure of the atom and how we know, atomic mass and atomic number. Then do the test!

Stars activity (BBC Bitesize)
Watch the animation on the life cycle of stars.

Life cycle of a star (BBC Bitesize)
Read all about the life cycle of a star. Then try the activity and do the test!

Controlling a nuclear reactor animation
Try to control the reactor when failures occur! Try different sequences then find out how power stations work using the information below.

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