This site enables the teacher to see who is having difficulty and who is not (by looking at the speed of the student). Decay Calculator site allows students to discover the amount of radioisotope left after different amounts of time.
Virtual Dating works best with Netscape Communicator 4 or Microsoft Internet Explorer 4 with Java Script enabled. It requires Netscape Navigator versions 3.0x and higher and Microsoft Internet Explorer versions 3.0 and higher.
This lesson can be used as an introduction to radioactivity.
Students should have familiarity with the scientific notation and the units milli, micro, and nano.
Students will be introduced to being science/math detectives by trying to figure out the relationship of organisms using graphs.