Uses of Radiation
Discuss: How is radiation important to life on earth?
Some possible websites to go to to find these answers:
Earth Observatory = http:/earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Features/UVB/
U.S. NRC = http:/www.nrc.gov/about-nrc/radiation/around-us/use
It has no mass and no charge
travels at the speed of light
Gamma Rays are produced in hot places or by a supernova.
Gamma Rays can release more energy than the sun.
X-rays were discovered by accident when German scientist Wilhelm Co
Answer the following questions from the reading packet.
<1> Fermi Nuclear Accident
1) Who designed and owned the Enrico Fermi Atomic Power Plant?
The Enrico Fermi Atomic Power Plant was designed by the companies Detroit Edison
and Dow Chemical
Find answer at: URL = http:/www.chem4kids.com/files/atom_isotopes.html
Or http:/whatis.techtarget.com/definition/isotope OR
1) What are isotopes?
An isotope is an atom missing or having an ext
Nuclear Fission and Fusion
Go to: http:/ippex.pppl.gov/fusion/fusion1.htm for Nuclear fusion and answer the
1) Click on Fusion: The Power of the Universe, and answer what is the advantage of
Its a sustainable long term energy
7th Hour Morningstar
Part 7 Energy Transformations Lab
For one thing, we have friction to think about. Friction would slow down the roller
coaster, lack of friction would speed it up. Without friction, the roller coasters would