Science of the Atom: Radiation,Radioactivity and Radon 3HR CE NRPP (SPRUCE-219)


Description

This “back to basics” course includes discussion of the science behind ionizing radiation, biological effects, and available measurement techniques, plus a few new twists, including demonstrations of several ways to visualize alpha particles. (Time Limit: 60 days)

Content
  • Part 1
  • Ionizing Radiation
  • Part 2
  • Cloud Chamber w/ Radon Gas
  • Spinthariscope
  • Spark Detector
  • Geiger Counter Demonstration
  • SOTA Quiz
  • Evaluation
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever