Dr. Ashmus or: How I learned to stop worrying and love the bomb

A complete adventure from the first elements to the dropping of the atomic bomb. 1st half of powerpoints are intro to nuclear physics, 2nd half of powerpoints are history of the atomic bomb. #Wiki-TeacherLiveFebruary11

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Content Area

  • Science

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  • Miscellaneous


  • 11th Grade
  • 12th Grade


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Standard(s)/Course Objective(s)

  • P.8.A.2 - Students know elements can be arranged in the periodic table which shows repeating patterns that group elements with similar properties. [E/S]
  • P.8.A.4 - Students know atoms often combine to form molecules, and that compounds form when two or more different kinds of atoms chemically bond. [E/S]
  • P.8.A.6 - Students know matter is made up of tiny particles called atoms. [E/S]
  • P.8.A.7 - Students know the characteristics of electrons, protons, and neutrons. [E/S]
  • P.8.A.8 - Students know substances containing only one kind of atom are elements which cannot be broken into smaller pieces by normal laboratory processes. [E/S]
  • P.8.C.1 - Students know visible light is a narrow band within the electromagnetic spectrum. [I/S]
  • P.8.C.3 - Students know physical, chemical, and nuclear changes involve a transfer of energy. [E/S]

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  • GATE - Gifted and Talented Education
  • Technology