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Space Math III -- Problem 23, Atmospheric Shielding from Radiation Part II

First page of Problem 23, Atmospheric Shielding from Radiation Part II

Product Type: Lesson Plan/Activity
Audience: Educators

Grade Levels: 9-12
Publication Year: 2013
Subjects: Mathematics, Earth Science, Space Science


This is Part II of a three-part problem dealing with atmospheric shielding. Students use the formula they derived in Part I to calculate the radiation dosage for radiation arriving from straight overhead and from the horizon. Students also calculate the zenith shielding from the surface of Mars. A one-page teacher guide accompanies the one-page assignment.

Problem 23, Atmospheric Shielding from Radiation Part II  [213KB PDF file]

This mathematics problem is part of Space Math III.

Page Last Updated: January 20th, 2015
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