Classroom Activity

Problem 11, Radon Gas in the Basement
 
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Audience: Educators
Grades: 9-12


This problem introduces students to a common radiation problem in our homes. From a map of the United States provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, students convert radon gas risks into annual dosages. A one-page teacher guide accompanies the one-page assignment.

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This mathematics problem is part of Space Math III.