The Geiger Counter
In this Geiger counter activity, students read how Wilhelm Geiger developed a device that detects radiation detection. Then students will complete 2 short answer questions.
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Submarines and Aircraft Carriers: The Science of Nuclear Power
As physics masters view this presentation, they learn how nuclear power is used in submarines. They use Google Maps to plot a course through the ocean and calculate the time required for surfacing and traveling. They learn about fission,...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Dangers of Radiation Exposure
Gamma radiation, which is harmful, is useful in treating cancers. In the second lesson in a series of four, young scientists take surveys and calculate their yearly exposure to ionizing radiation. Then they read about how harmful their...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Light Intensity-Geiger Counter
Light can be broken down into particles similar to atoms! The instructor in the video uses a thought experiment to describe the process of breaking down light into particles and introduces the energy of a photon formula. He then uses a...
5 mins 11th - Higher Ed Science