Ionising radiation. What does this mean? Where would you see it?. Uses. Checking thickness of sheet metal in factory. Smoke detectors. Uses of ionising radiation. Sterilising syringes and medical supplies. Hazards. Heating effect. Can cause skin cancer & damage cells in skin.
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Where would you see it?
Checking thickness of sheet metal in factory
Uses of ionising radiation
Sterilising syringes and medical supplies
Can cause skin cancer & damage cells in skin
Unknown effects from Wifi and mobile phones?
Can you think of any more?
Cell death in high doses
Damage cells & DNA causing mutations
Some effects from Ionising radiation
Damage to inside of body if taken internally – especially if integrated into body chemistry (e.g. iodine)
Burns, internal bleeding
Design an info-graphic for a BBC news article showing simply the differences between the particles and their relative penetrating powers.