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Library Catalogue

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Radioactive Isotopes

More websites on Radioisotopes can be found by clicking on the Oliver Catalogue above, typing in the search term Radioisotopes and clicking on the green arrow.

  • Radioactivity and Radiation
    Simple explanations of radioactivity and describe the basics of how to protect oneself from nuclear radiation, including an understanding of how a Geiger counter functions.
  • Isotopes could improve forensics
    A new approach to measuring radioactive isotopes in bones could transform the way forensic pathologists determine the ages of skeletal remains in future.
  • Isotopes
    Five different isotope tracers are being used to analyse the nature of water moving through a hard rock system.
  • Radioactive Waste Disposal
    The nature of radioactivity, uses and precautions when using radioactive materials and the management of radioactive waste, including its disposal.
  • Radiation and Radioactive waste
    Safely and appropriate management of radioactive waste.

Chemical World

Atomic Structure

The Periodic Table of Elements

  • The Periodic Table - Interactive
    An interactive approach to understanding the Periodic Table, this website begins with Atomic Basics: protons, neutrons and electrons, followed by the periodic table's organization, isotopes and groups within the table.
  • The Periodic Table
    The Royal Society of Chemistry provides this interactive periodic table with element scarcity (SRI), discovery dates, melting and boiling points, group, block and period information. Requires Flash
  • WebElements:The Periodic Table
    Provides information (including atoms and molecules) about elements such as oxygen, carbon, hydrogen, copper, gold, and uranium as well as pictures showing element structures and periodic properties.
  • Periodic Table Videos
    This periodic table from the University of Nottingham differs from most in that each element features a short video about its properties.
  • Chemistry Games - Periodic Table
    Interactive games and quizzes on elements and molecules from the Royal Institution.



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