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Listed under:  Science  >  Matter  >  Atoms  >  Elementary particles  >  Protons
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Matter

This learning object provides simple animations that illustrate the nature of paper, water and the structure of the atom. There is a self test and also ideas for further research. These are accompanied by a timeline of discoveries about the atom, and a pdf document ‘Nanotechnology’. The object requires Adobe Flash Player ...

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Physical science: nuclear decay

Discover what happens to the nuclei of atoms during nuclear decay. Play simulations of different types of nuclear decay affecting atoms of different elements. Using the atomic numbers and mass numbers of the atoms, write hypotheses predicting the particles emitted and the daughter nuclei of the decay. Test your understanding ...

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Laptop wrap: Modelling atoms

A page with a focus on exploring different models of the atom. Includes tasks to present models of the atom.

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CERN legend stuff of angels and demons

This ABC article or podcast by Dr Karl describes and outlines the role of the particle accelerator, the Large Hadron Collider and how it is helping to research the nature of mass. This article is dated (2008) as some significant results from the Large Hadron Collider have since been announced.