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Radon

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Radon is a colorless, odorless, tasteless, radioactive gas that exists in most areas of the world. Learn more about the history and competition surrounding the interesting gas. The professor shares the properties and original letters...
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Decay Equations

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Scholars will be in their element with these decay equations found in a video that solves an example of alpha decay and beta decay. Gamma, or light, emission adds an extra concept to the equation. Then, through an analysis of which...
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Selected Elements

For Teachers 4th - 10th
This collection consists of a slide on each of the following unrelated, but fascinating elements: einsteinium, curium, radium, radon, nobelium, seaborgium, silicon, magnesium, and postassium. You will not find detailed information on the...
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What are the Ethical Considerations of Radon?

For Teachers 8th - 10th
In this radon contamination worksheet, students explore the legal and ethical issues associated with radon found in indoor air of homes. Students construct a set of laws that promote fairness to all sellers, buyers and real estate agents...
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How Does Radon Get Into Your Home?

For Students 8th - 10th
For this radon worksheet, learners identify the sources of radon in their home and the factors that effect the radon concentrations inside. Students draw a diagram of their house and illustrate potential routes of radon entry. They...
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Have You Heard about the Clinton, New Jersey Story?

For Teachers 7th - 10th
In this radon worksheet, learners read about radon in the city of Clinton New Jersey. They compose a play about a family in Clinton New Jersey who is face with high concentrations of radon in their home and how they deal with it....
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Can The Radon Problem Be Fixed?

For Teachers 7th - 10th
In this radon worksheet, students analyze their homes to identify sources of radon in their homes. They determine the best mitigation strategy to be used to reduce the radon and they discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each. They...
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What is the Relationship Between Radioactivity and Radon?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this radon and radioactivity worksheet, students analyze the data of the isotopes of elements that occur in the decay series of uranium-238. Students answer 6 questions about the isotopes, their half-lives, their potential threat and...
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What Do People Know About Radon?

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students read the fictitious newspaper article entitled, "Levels of Radon in Jersey Town Exceed Limits." This helps them get a basic vocabulary started for the terms and concepts related to radon. In groups, they identify words that they...
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What Are the Risks?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers use dice to determine the risk of being exposed to radon. They practice using new vocabulary related to probability and ratios. They make predictions about the results and record their observations.
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What is the Relationship Between Radioactivity and Radon?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers examine the relationship between radioactivity and radon. They practice using a geiger counter with different materials. They answer questions to complete the lesson.
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How Does Radon Get Into Your Home?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners examine their home and calculates the amount of ventilation found. They also compute the surface area of different objects. They determine what is needed to reduce the amount of radon entering the home.
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Have You Heard About the Clinton, New Jersey Story?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers role play one of the three given situations. They discover how to deal with a conflict in a positive way. They discuss the role of radon in their community and complete another role-play scenerio.
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What Do People Know About Radon?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students complete and discuss a radon survery. They calculate the average for each question based on the response. They graph the responses and analyze the information.
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How Does Probability Relate to Radon?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students read an article about probability and radon. They practice using a hand held geiger counter to understand the properties of radiation and radioactivity. They identify the harmful and helpful effects of radiation as well.
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What is Radon?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students read an article about radon and its properties. They examine a periodic table and identify the numbers surrounding an element. They discuss the harmful and helpful effects of radiation.
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What Do People Know About Radon?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students complete a survey about how much they know about radon. They calculate the mean scores for each question and graph them. They discuss the results as a class.
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How Does Human Respiration Relate to Radon?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners examine the role of human respiration and how it relates to radon. They identify damage to the lung from the exchange of carbon dioxide and oxygen. They work together to complete a lab activity and worksheet.
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How Does Radon Affect Human Lungs?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students identify the different parts of the respiratory system of the human body. They work together to complete an activity and worksheet about the effects of radon on the lungs. They research lung diseases if time permits.
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Where Does Radon Come From?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discuss the differences between the three types of rocks and how radon can escape from the rocks themselves. They analyze other sources of radon in the environment. They work together to complete an activity and worksheet.
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How Does Radon Get Into Your Home?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students complete an experiment in which they measure the radon level in their home. They examine the different types of units of measurement and practice using them throughout the activity. They calculate surface area on objects as well.
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Can The Radon Problem Be Fixed?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students develop their own solutions to the problem of radon. They share their solutions with the class and if possible carried out. They identify the health issues related to radon.
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What Are The Risks From Radon?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers examine the health risks of radon in the home. They calculate the odds for each risk and use different forms of measurement. They work together to complete the activity and worksheet.
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What Is The Relationship Between Radon and Breathing?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the effects of radon on their breathing. They review the anatomy of the respiratory system before completeing this lesson. They also complete equations to show how carbon dioxide forms in their body.
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What Are the Ethical Considerations

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate the socioeconomic and environmental issues associated with radon. They examine the laws that exist in New Jersey that pertain to real estate. They work in groups to design new legislation that addresses associated...
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What Do You Think About Radon?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars complete a survey about radon in their homes. They calculate the averages for each question. They graph the averages and discuss the results.
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What Is Radon?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine what radon is and which isotope it belongs. They discuss the characteristics of isotopes in general and the atomic number. They complete a worksheet to complete the lesson.
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How Sensitive Are The Lungs to Radon?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the effects of radon on the lungs. They review pictures of the lungs on a large and small scale. They work together to answer questions to complete the lesson.
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What Are Our Risks From Radon?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers discover the risks from radon. They examine a graph of what a low dose of radon will do to a human body and then discuss. They answer questions to complete the lesson.
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How Much Radon Is Around You?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the amount of radon in their home. They discover how it enters the home and how to properly seal off any route that is allowing radon to seep in. They calculate the amount of ventilation needed in their home to be safe.
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What Are the Ethical and Legal Aspects of Radon?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research a legal or ethical aspect of radon. They create their own legislation regarding radon and real estate. They present their information to the class.
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Radon Alert: How Does It Get In?

For Students 6th
In this radon alert:  how does it get it worksheet, 6th graders measure and draw a bird's eye view of their house, then answer questions about possible entry routes for radon.
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Radon Alert: Understanding Odds

For Teachers 5th
In this radon alert:  understanding odds worksheet, 5th graders predict results of rolling dice and record data in a chart, then compare odds of events and occupations, then compare that with radon exposure.
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Understanding Radon Detection

For Teachers 6th
In this understanding radon detection worksheet, 6th graders read 8 facts about radon, make observations about and draw pictures of hidden objects, use a chart of elements to answer questions about radon.
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How Can You Detect the Invisible?

For Teachers K - 5th
Learners participate in a lab activity in which they examine the characteristics of radon. They identify radon's link to cases of lung cancer. They complete a radon fact sheet and answer questions to end the lesson.
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How Might Radon Affect Me?

For Teachers K - 5th
Students participate in an experiment in which they discover the relationship between the lungs and radon. They identify the helpful and harmful aspects of radiation. They also research any illnesses related to exposure to radon gas.
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Can The Radon Problem Be Fixed?

For Teachers K - 5th
Students participate in lab activities in which they examine the radon level in homes. They demonstrate through convection currents how radon moves through a home based on temperature. They predict what they believe will occur during the...
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How Does Radon Get In?

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students examine the potential sources of radon entry into homes. They compute the surface area for various objects, create a sketch of their home, calculate the ratio of air leaks to the outside surface area, and conduct a radon audit...
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Where in the Usa is Radon?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners determine the areas of New Jersey and the US that are likely to have high radon concentrations. Students draw a map of their own neighborhood that show soil associations in their neighborhood.
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Can the Radon Problem Be Fixed?

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students devise the solutions to the radon problem. They consider how radon enters homes and the air flow patterns within them while focusing on the fact that the ultimate source of radon is the rocks and soils under the house. They...