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Radiation

The purpose of this activity is to understand the realtionship of science to Technology and Society.
Chose a topic to research in the library and be prepared to present what you have learned to your class.
You may chose a topic from the list below or come up with one of your own.
Let me know your topic, first come first served.

Topics...

Applications

Accelerator Mass Spectrometer
Radiocarbon Dating
Thermogram
Nuclear Reactors
Full Body Scanner for radiation
Cassini Spacecraft power source
CANDU reactor
Smoke Detectors
Microwave Ovens
TV
Nuclear Medicine: Radio Isotopes for Diagnosis and Treatment
Neutron Activation Analysis
Space Application: Radiation Induced Effects
Tanning Machines
Nuclear Medicine: Thallium-201
Technicium-99
Radioactive Tracers: Fluorine-18
Phopshorus-32
Cobalt-60

Scientists

Wilhelm Roentgen
Marie Curie
Pierre Curie
Ernest Rutherford
Albert Einstein
Lise Meitner
Enrico Fermi
Robert Oppenheimer




Please see the template for the research requirements.