The Deadly Van Allen Belts?

In this Van Allen Belts learning exercise, learners read about the deadly affects of the high energy particle clouds located around the Earth. Students answer 4 questions about the dosages of radiation astronauts receive in the zones of the Van Allen Belts, they determine the time a spacecraft would spend in each part of the Van Allen Belts and they calculate the amount of radiation an astronaut would be exposed to when traveling to the moon.

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