Activities for radiation risks and uses

Activities for radiation risks and uses
Type of Resource: Weblink

This online resource gives details on a series of 18 student activities about the uses of radiation and the risks involved.

The activities cover: student's prior knowledge, the risks radiation poses, radiation and mobile phones, half-lives, Chernobyl, and radioactive decay.

This web page is provided by the Nuffield Foundation and includes all worksheets, plus teacher notes. 

Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 9 > Science Inquiry Skills > Processing and analysing data and information > Analyse patterns and trends in data, including describing relationships between... > ACSIS169
  • Year 9 > Science Inquiry Skills > Processing and analysing data and information > Use knowledge of scientific concepts to draw conclusions that are consistent... > ACSIS170
  • Year 9 > Science Understanding > Chemical Sciences > All matter is made of atoms which are composed of protons, neutrons and... > ACSSU177
  • Year 9 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Use and influence of science > People use scientific knowledge to evaluate whether they accept claims,... > ACSHE160