Space Faring: The Radiation Challenge, Middle School Act 2: Space Radiation and Human Health
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When space radiation collides with human tissue, the radiation can cause damage. If the radiation contacts a cell nucleus, it can damage the DNA. This damage can lead to cancer. Watch two space explorers of the future on their way to Mars as they discuss space radiation.
Middle School Act 2: Space Radiation and Human Health
Duration: 6 minutes 19 seconds
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More videos in this series:
Middle School Act 1: What Is Radiation and Where Does It Come From?
Middle School Act 3: Protection From Space Radiation
This video supplements the Space Faring: The Radiation Challenge Middle School Educator Guide
Space Faring: The Radiation Challenge Main Page