Medical Radiation Teacher Resources

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Radioactivity, Time, and Age

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Four activities demonstrate the chain reaction of nuclear fission to your physical science fans: falling dominoes, snapping mouse traps, throwing paper wads, and igniting a series of matches. They perform additional laboratory activities...
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Instructional Video4:53
JFR Science

Isotopes and Half-Life: What Are Medical Isotopes?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How do medical professionals use radiation without doing more harm than good? Budding nuclear chemists begin their study of all things radioactive with a video from the JFR Science playlist. Topics include differences between isotopes,...
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Instructional Video12:50
Crash Course

Alchemy: Crash Course History of Science #10

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
If the word alchemy makes you think of wizards gathered around bubbling cauldrons, you're not completely wrong! Introduce scholars to the history of chemistry during part 10 of a 15-part History of Science series. The video takes viewers...
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Instructional Video5:20
TED-Ed

Is Radiation Dangerous?

For Students 7th - 12th
Not all radiation is hazardous. Electromagnetic radiation is pure energy. Nuclear radiation comes from the atomic nucleus in which isotopes become unstable and radioactive. Share this video with your class to explore the types of...
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Instructional Video11:48
Crash Course

Marie Curie and Spooky Rays: Crash Course History of Science #31

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Marie Curie overcame limitations to become the first person to win two Nobel Prizes. A video presentation outlines her work and discoveries in radioactivity. The narrator gives a timeline of her achievements as she sacrificed her own...
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PPT
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Using Ionising Radiation in Medicine

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
This is an information-intense presentation for any science class you might be teaching that will study ionising radiation. The material is specific to cancer diagnosis and treatment, and one of the forty-two slides also touches on using...
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Instructional Video2:22
Periodic Videos

Radium

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The human body deposits radium in the bones, teeth, and marrow, just as it deposits calcium. Learn more about a radioactive element in episode 88 of 118 on chemical elements. The narrator shares the discovery, properties, and...
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Instructional Video5:04
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TED-Ed

The Genius of Marie Curie

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Can you name the only person to win two Nobel Prizes in two different sciences? After watching a short video on the life, discoveries, and accomplishments of Marie Curie, you can!
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Lesson Plan
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The Uses of Radiation

For Teachers 5th - 8th
No visual aids, no activities, and no demonstrations accompany this plan. What you will find, is background information for a short lecture on the use of isoptopic radiation in the medical field and in our everyday lives. Should you...
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Worksheet
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Advanced Matching-medical Fields Part 1

For Students Higher Ed
In this medical fields instructional activity, students study the different studies of medicine. Students match 11 terms to the correct definition that is provided.
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Lesson Plan
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Enhancing Students' Problem-Solving Abilities

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers analyze the results of a hypothetical cloning experiment using a restriction endonuclease map obtained from an on-line data source. They answer the question, "How can I tell if the DNA I have obtained from this...
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Worksheet
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Tox Mystery: Science Word Scramble

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this word scramble worksheet, students color pictures and use clues to unscramble words about science; chemicals gasses, fungus, etc.
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Lesson Plan
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Splitting the Atom

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils use the Internet to research the history of the splitting of the atom. They use that research to prepare a presentation on an aspect of that topic. A map is generated to record findings and results.
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Worksheet
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Using the Land

For Students 9th - 12th
For this land worksheet, students review the different ways that land is used such as landfills, topsoil, farmland, and hazardous waste. This worksheet has 13 true or false questions and 1 short answer question.

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