Product Type: Lesson Plan/Activity
Grade Levels: 9-12
Publication Year: 2013
Subjects: Mathematics, Space Science
Cancer risks are generally related to the total amount of lifetime radiation exposure. In this activity, students fill in the blanks in an essay on radiation risks using a word bank tied to solving quadratic equations. A one-page teacher guide accompanies the one-page assignment.
Problem 12, Some Puzzling Thoughts about Space Radiation [119KB PDF file]
This mathematics problem is part of Space Math III.