Event Title

Session K1: AAPT Workshops - Primer on Ionizing Radiation

Location

Room 212 Hasbrouck, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Event Website

http://blogs.umass.edu/nes2011/

Start Date

19-11-2011 1:15 PM

End Date

19-11-2011 3:00 PM

Description

This workshop is designed for teachers K—12 who wish to incorporate some material on energy, specifically on ionizing radiation. The fundamentals of the EM spectrum & particulate radiation will be presented ending with nuclear power and fusion energy. The dose to humans from radiation will be covered. Comparison of background radiation, medical radiation, and environmental radiation will be presented. The attendee will design a questionnaire for his / her level of teaching with the intent of eliciting critical thinking on a very timely topic.

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Nov 19th, 1:15 PM Nov 19th, 3:00 PM

Session K1: AAPT Workshops - Primer on Ionizing Radiation

Room 212 Hasbrouck, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

This workshop is designed for teachers K—12 who wish to incorporate some material on energy, specifically on ionizing radiation. The fundamentals of the EM spectrum & particulate radiation will be presented ending with nuclear power and fusion energy. The dose to humans from radiation will be covered. Comparison of background radiation, medical radiation, and environmental radiation will be presented. The attendee will design a questionnaire for his / her level of teaching with the intent of eliciting critical thinking on a very timely topic.

http://scholarworks.umass.edu/climate_nuclearpower/2011/nov19/12