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This resource offers a comprehensive set of materials for teaching about antimatter in a high school physics course. It includes background information written for non-physicists, Power Point lessons for free download, and extensions for students to apply newly-learned concepts. Look for engaging tutorials, such as "What are the Indivisibles" and "Will You Be Charging That?" to help learners comprehend recent changes in our understanding of elementary particles.  

CERN is the European Organization for Nuclear Research. It's primary function is to provide the particle accelerators and other infrastructure needed for high-energy physics research. Its laboratory houses the LHC (Large Hadron Collider).
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General Physics
- Properties of Matter
Modern Physics
- Elementary Particles
- Nuclear Physics
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Higgs, antineutron, antiproton, electron, fundamental particles, matter, neutrino, particle physics, positron, quark
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AAAS Benchmark Alignments (2008 Version)

4. The Physical Setting

4D. The Structure of Matter
  • 9-12: 4D/H5. Scientists continue to investigate atoms and have discovered even smaller constituents of which neutrons and protons are made.
4G. Forces of Nature
  • 9-12: 4G/H8. The motion of electrons is far more affected by electrical forces than protons are because electrons are much less massive and are outside of the nucleus.

10. Historical Perspectives

10C. Relating Matter & Energy and Time & Space
  • 9-12: 10C/H3. The special theory of relativity is best known for stating that any form of energy has mass, and that matter itself is a form of energy. Even a tiny amount of matter holds an enormous amount of energy. This relationship is described in the famous relativity equation E = mc2, in which the c in the equation stands for the immense speed of light.
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(European Organization for Nuclear Research, Geneve, 2007), WWW Document, (http://education.web.cern.ch/education/Chapter2/Teaching/atm.html).
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CERN: Antimatter Teaching Module, (European Organization for Nuclear Research, Geneve, 2007), <http://education.web.cern.ch/education/Chapter2/Teaching/atm.html>.
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CERN: Antimatter Teaching Module. (2010, May 15). Retrieved December 13, 2017, from European Organization for Nuclear Research: http://education.web.cern.ch/education/Chapter2/Teaching/atm.html
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European Organization for Nuclear Research. CERN: Antimatter Teaching Module. Geneve: European Organization for Nuclear Research, May 15, 2010. http://education.web.cern.ch/education/Chapter2/Teaching/atm.html (accessed 13 December 2017).
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CERN: Antimatter Teaching Module. Geneve: European Organization for Nuclear Research, 2007. 15 May 2010. 13 Dec. 2017 <http://education.web.cern.ch/education/Chapter2/Teaching/atm.html>.
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