Classroom Activity

Sample Problem, An Introduction to Space Radiation
 
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Audience: Educators
Grades: 9-12


Students read about natural background radiation dosages in their lives, learn about Rems and Rads, and learn the difference between low-level and high-level dosages of radiation. Students use basic mathematics operations to calculate total dosages from dosage rates and calculate cancer risks.

Sample Problem, An Introduction to Space Radiation  [65KB PDF file]

This mathematics problem is part of Space Math III.