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Nuclear Chemistry Crossword

Teacher: Ms. Sylvester
Site of 1986 nuclear disaster.
Nuclear radiation that has no mass and no charge.
The time required for half of a sample of a radioactive isotope to break down by radioactive decay to form a daughter isotope.
The type of radiation that can be blocked with a sheet of paper.
Energy that is transferred by electromagnetic waves or by high speed particles or photons leaving the nucleus of an atom.
The number of protons in the nucleus of an atom.
________ element is an element with more than 92 protons in its nucleus
The process by which two smaller nuclei are joined to form a larger nucleus with the release of large amounts of energy.
Particle with same mass as an electron BUT OPPOSITE charge.
The type of radiation that can be blocked by
A gas-filled metal tube used to detect the presence of radiation
An inner orbital electron that is captured by the nucleus of its own atom.
A nuclear explosive that derives its explosive energy from nuclear fusion.
A charged particle formed when a neutral atom or a neutral molecule gains or loses one or more electrons.
A subatomic particle that has a negative charge and is found outside the nucleus.
An alpha particle is identical to___.
The smallest unit of an element that maintains the chemical properties of that element.
Nuclei which have the same number of protons, but a different number of neutrons.
The process by which a large nucleus splits into two medium-sized nuclei with the release of extra neutrons and a large amount of energy.
The radioisotope commonly used in dating archeological artifacts.