Change in systems
Cycles & Budgets
Much of what is studied in science is highly complex and with many interrelated aspects.
Beginning in the 1950's, scientists began looking at certain phenomena in term
Energy & Matterz3
Our eyes can Only detect certain wavelengths, known as visible light.
Violet indigo blue green yellow orange red
(Ultraviolet radiation is smaller than violet and infrared radiation
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Tim illi P t ium Ar n
0 100 g 0 g
1.3 50 g 50 g
2.6 25 g 75 g
3.9 12.5 g 87.5 9
Problem: An isotope of carbon, known as carbon 14 changes into a form of
nitrogen, with a half life of about 6000 year