Dangers of Radioactivity

Curriculum support20 mins£3

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Key takeaways
Be able to describe the dangers of ionising radiation
Be able to describe and explain precautions that can be taken to protect from exposure to ionising radiation
Be able to explain the difference between contamination and irradiation
Jamie JohnsonHost: Jamie (BSc (Hons), MSc, PGCE) is a Science teacher who is passionate about breaking down complex topics into digestible bites for students.

We have all heard about the Dangers of Radioactivity.

In this class, students will consider the reality of actually working with radioactive materials. They will also learn about the dangers of storing and handling radioactive materials, and ways in which to minimise the risk of their use when necessary.

This is a great class as revision of the subject but also for students wanting to get ahead and build up a wider breadth of knowledge across Physics. 


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Suitable for all ability students studying Physics in Years 10-11 or S4-S5 who are looking to excel in their studies

Class requirements:
You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.
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