Text Size

Problem 12, Some Puzzling Thoughts about Space Radiation

The information in this document was accurate as of the original publication date.

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 [63KB PDF file]

This mathematics problem is part of