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Understanding Physics: Part 6 of 6 - Fission, Fusion, & Radioactivity (FLEX)

This course will address the science behind radioactive decay, fission, fusion, and half-life.
Jessica Carter, M. Ed
86 total reviews for this teacher
Completed by 3 learners
Class
No live meetings
Over 4 weeks
14-18
year olds
3-12
learners per class
per learner - per week

How does aFlexible Schedulecourse work?

No scheduled live video chats
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great if your learner prefers independent pacing or is uncomfortable with live video chat

Available Times

Pacific Time

Mon Sep 12

Sep 12 - Oct 10 (4 weeks)
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Mon Oct 3

Oct 3 - Oct 31 (4 weeks)
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Mon Nov 7

Nov 7 - Dec 5 (4 weeks)
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Mon Dec 5

Dec 5, 2022 - Jan 2, 2023 (4 weeks)
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Description

Class Experience

Students will get a better understanding of how energy and the universe work at the nuclear level. This course will challenge learners to think and will learn what happens both when scientists don't pay attention, and when scientists attempt to harness the power of the sun.
Certified high school science teacher with 7 years experience teaching physics in a public school.
Each week I will provide a practice activity that corresponds with the weekly lesson. The assignment will likely require some research, some calculations, and some critical thinking.
Handouts will be provided each week. There will be calculations, so students will likely need a calculator.
Students will be given a multiple choice quiz at the end of the week. Grades for the quiz and other weekly assignments will be provided upon parent request.
No live meetings, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
We will discuss the making of the atomic bomb during WWII, and the aftermath of the bomb, as it relates to radioactive waste and decay.

Teacher

Jessica Carter, M. EdCertified High School Science Teacher
86 total reviews
122 completed classes

About Me

Hello!

I teach high school science at a public school in Georgia. I'm completing my 9th year in the classroom, recently received my M. Ed in Secondary Education, and my focus subject are chemistry, physics, human anatomy, and environmental... 
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