Product Type: Lesson Plan/Activity
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.