Physics 4 – Atomic Structure and Radioactivity

  • The structure of the atom
  • Mass number, atomic number and isotopes
  • Development of the model of the atom
  • Radioactive decay and nuclear radiation
  • Nuclear equations
  • Half life and the random nature of decay
  • Radioactive contamination
  • Background radiation (separate only)
  • Different half lives of radioactive isotopes (separate only)
  • Uses of nuclear radiation (separate only)
  • Nuclear fission and fusion (separate only)