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Elementary school resources added to Navigating Nuclear
Elementary school lesson plans are the latest additions to the Navigating Nuclear: Energizing Our World website. The two lesson plans were created to help students in grades 3-5 understand the power of the atom and how to investigate different energy sources.
Navigating Nuclear is a K-12 nuclear science and energy curriculum created in partnership by the American Nuclear Society and Discovery Education, with lead funding from the Department of Energy's Office of Nuclear Energy.
Sukhpal Singh, Gurmel S. Mudahar, Ashok Kumar, Kulwant Singh Thind
Nuclear Science and Engineering | Volume 159 | Number 3 | July 2008 | Pages 338-345
Technical Note | dx.doi.org/10.13182/NSE159-338
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The two media method used to determine the linear attenuation coefficients of irregularly shaped samples without the knowledge of the thickness of the sample has been verified. The linear attenuation coefficient values of regularly and irregularly shaped flyash material samples have been measured by the two media method using five different materials as media. The obtained values of the linear attenuation coefficient were compared with the results of the standard narrow beam gamma-ray transmission method. The results were in good agreement.