Product Type: Lesson Plan/Activity
Grade Levels: 9-12
Publication Year: 2013
Subjects: Mathematics, Space Science
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 [127KB PDF file]
This mathematics problem is part of Space Math III.