What Is Radon?
Students are introduced to radon as a health concern. They discuss the properties of radon that contribute to health risks and investigate related current events, mitigation techniques and measurement devices.
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What is the Relationship Between Radioactivity and Radon?
In this radon and radioactivity worksheet, high schoolers 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...
9th - 12th Science
What are the Ethical Considerations of Radon?
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...
8th - 10th Science
Radon Gas in the Basement: A Radiation Hazard
For this radon gas worksheet, students read about the harmful effects of radon exposure over time. They use a map that shows radon gas zones to answer 3 questions about exposure to the gas and the amount of radiation that humans get from...
8th - 10th Math
Have You Heard about the Clinton, New Jersey Story?
For this radon worksheet, students 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....
7th - 10th Science