Course Content
Theme 02: Machines as Force Multipliers
Theme 03: Work, Energy and Power
Theme 04: Refraction of Light at Plane Surfaces
Theme 05: Refraction through Lenses and Dispersion of Light
Theme 06: Sound
Theme 07: Current Electricity
Theme 08: Magnetic Effects of Current – Electromagnetism
Theme 09: Heat
ICSE Physics – 10
About Lesson

Welcome to Class 10 Physics, where we venture into the fascinating realm of modern physics. In Theme 11, “Modern Physics-2: Atomic Structure and Radioactivity,” we explore the fundamental building blocks of matter, the structure of atomic nuclei, and the intriguing world of radioactivity. Let’s embark on this illuminating journey:

Theme 11: Modern Physics-2: Atomic Structure and Radioactivity

– Structure of the Atomic Nucleus: We begin with a comprehensive review of the structure of the atomic nucleus. You’ll gain a deep understanding of the composition of nuclei, the arrangement of protons and neutrons, and how these tiny particles govern the behavior of matter.

– Radioactivity: Dive into the captivating world of radioactivity. Understand the natural process by which certain elements undergo spontaneous decay, emitting radiation in the form of alpha, beta, and gamma particles.

– Radiations from Radioactive Materials: Explore the various types of radiations emitted by radioactive materials, and the distinctive properties that characterize each type.

– Changes Within the Nucleus: Discover the intriguing processes of alpha emission, beta emission (B-emission), and gamma emission, which are central to the concept of radioactivity.

– Uses of Radioactivity: Uncover the practical applications of radioactivity in fields such as medicine, industry, and scientific research.

– Harmful Effects of Radioactivity: Learn about the potential dangers of exposure to radioactive materials and the adverse effects on living organisms.

Safety Measures Against Radioactive Pollution: Understand the essential safety precautions and measures to mitigate the risks associated with radioactive pollution.

– Background Radiations: Explore the natural background radiation that surrounds us and its sources.

– X-rays: Learn about the discovery and applications of X-rays in medicine and other fields.

– Nuclear Fission and Fusion: Delve into the processes of nuclear fission and fusion, which are pivotal in the release of energy and the functioning of nuclear reactors and stars.

– Nuclear Hazards and Safety Measures: Gain insights into the potential hazards of nuclear technology and the safety measures in place to prevent accidents and protect the environment.

This theme is a gateway to understanding the intricate world of atomic structure, radioactivity, and the profound impact of nuclear science on our lives. As we progress through this theme and the entire course, you’ll develop a deeper appreciation for the remarkable discoveries and challenges of modern physics.

Welcome to Class 10 Physics, where we unveil the mysteries of atomic nuclei, radioactivity, and the incredible energy transformations that shape our world!

Exercise Files
Thermionic Emission & Radiocapacity.pdf
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