Individual Activities

Cosmic Radiation Creates Unfriendly Skies

By: Ms. Susan Higley (Cherry Hill Middle School)

Grades 6-9

Students will read to be informed about the effects of radiation on airline passengers.

Students will apply mathematical concepts to calculate dosages and write a letter to persuade the Federal Aviation administration or the Department of Transportation why, or why not, it is important to educate, predict, and notify the public about the harmful effects of solar radiation.

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