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This BBC website contains a flash animation that explains the concept of adioactivity through simple imagery, sound and animation. The language used is easy to follow and the animation also contains subtitles that can be turned on whenever required. The concept is discussed at the very basic level and is intended for high school students.

This particular animation is divided into four parts with a short quiz at the end of the last part. The user has the ability to pause, skip, fast forward or replay each part.

Please note that this resource requires Flash.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Modern Physics
- Nuclear Physics
- High School
- Audio/Visual
= Movie/Animation
Intended Users Formats Ratings
- Learners
- application/flash
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Physics To Go This resource was a Physics To Go feature from July 1, 2012 until July 16, 2012. View the feature here!


Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 2012 BBC
Has a copyright or other licensing restriction.
Keywords: Alpha Particles, Beta Particles, Gamma Radiation, Radiation
Record Creator: Metadata instance created June 14, 2012 by Gnana Subramaniam
Record Updated: Jun 27, 2012 by Ed Lee
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when Cataloged:
June 14, 2012
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AIP Format
(BBC, 2012), WWW Document, (http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/add_ocr_gateway/radiation/radioactivityact.shtml).
AJP/PRST-PER
What is Radioactivity? (BBC, 2012), <http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/add_ocr_gateway/radiation/radioactivityact.shtml>.
APA Format
What is Radioactivity?. (2012, June 14). Retrieved July 25, 2014, from BBC: http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/add_ocr_gateway/radiation/radioactivityact.shtml
Chicago Format
BBC. What is Radioactivity?. BBC, June 14, 2012. http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/add_ocr_gateway/radiation/radioactivityact.shtml (accessed 25 July 2014).
MLA Format
What is Radioactivity?. BBC, 2012. 14 June 2012. 25 July 2014 <http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/add_ocr_gateway/radiation/radioactivityact.shtml>.
BibTeX Export Format
@misc{ Title = {What is Radioactivity?}, Publisher = {BBC}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {25 July 2014}, Month = {June 14, 2012}, Year = {2012} }
Refer Export Format

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EndNote Export Format

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