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2021 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo
November 30–December 3, 2021
Washington, DC|Washington Hilton
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The teacher resource guide, Detecting Radiation in Our Radioactive World was inspired by our national teacher workshop by the same name. The guide includes units on: Modeling Atoms, Making Atoms Visible, Personal Dose, Irradiation and Benefits, Half-Life, Measuring and Units (using a Geiger counter), Fission, Decay Chains, Radiation Types, Waste, and Energy Production. Sponsored by the ANS Center for Nuclear Science and Technology Information.Full color, 168-page booklet. 8 1/2" x 11".