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Energy From the Atom – Part 1

STUDENT INSTRUCTIONS:

 PART I:

Match the correct words with their meanings by writing the letters of the words in the blank next to their meaning.

 

  1. A unit of measurement used to determine the effects of radiation on people ____
  2. A uranium compound or mixture ____
  3. Matter made of only one kind of atom ____
  4. The number of protons in the nucleus of an atom ____
  5. Atoms formed when uranium is split ____
  6. Continuing by itself once it has begun ____
  7. A substance that absorbs heat from other matter ____
  8. A type of radiation that can be stopped by a piece of paper ____

 

  1.  alpha particle
  2.  atomic number
  3.  atomic weight
  4.  beta particle
  5.  coolant
  6.  electron
  7.  element
  8.  fission products
  9.  radiation
  10.  Rem
  11.  self-sustaining
  12.  yelIow-cake
Check your answers

ANSWER KEY

1. j

2. I

3. g

4. b

5. h

6. k

7. e

8. a


 

  1. A unit of measurement used to determine the effects of radiation on people Rem
  2. A uranium compound or mixture yellow-cake
  3. Matter made of only one kind of atom element
  4. The number of protons in the nucleus of an atom atomic number
  5. Atoms formed when uranium is split fission products
  6. Continuing by itself once it has begun self-sustaining
  7. A substance that absorbs heat from other matter coolant
  8. A type of radiation that can be stopped by a piece of paper alpha particle

 

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