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Problem 3, A Perspective on Radiation Dosages

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One of the most studied hazards of space travel is the radiation environment. Students plot how the radiation environment changes for a person living in Denver, on the International Space Station, on the moon, and on a journey to Mars and back. Students calculate the total radiation dosage by computing the area under the respective curves. A one-page teacher guide accompanies the one-page assignment.

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