ERIC Number: ED204570
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Using Ionizing Radiation Detectors. Module 11. Vocational Education Training in Environmental Health Sciences.
Consumer Dynamics Inc., Rockville, MD.
This module, one of 25 on vocational education training for careers in environmental health occupations, contains self-instructional materials on using ionizing radiation detectors. Following guidelines for students and instructors and an introduction that explains what the student will learn are three lessons: (1) naming and telling the function of the major components of a geiger counter, and checking its operation using a sealed check source of low radioactivity; (2) reading a packet ion chamber dosimeter, and recharging the dosimeter using a dosimeter charger; and (3) demonstrating what effects distance, shielding, and time have on radiation levels. Each lesson contains objectives, recommended methods and locations for practice, performance criteria, equipment and supplies to perform a task, detailed step-by-step instructions for learning a task, and performance exercises. Performance tests cover the subject matter of each lesson. (CT)
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Educational Equipment, Environmental Education, Environmental Technicians, Learning Activities, Measurement Techniques, Programed Instructional Materials, Public Health, Radiation, Radiation Effects, Tests, Vocational Education
National Technical Information Service, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, 5285 Port Royal Rd., Springfield, VA 22161.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Consumer Dynamics Inc., Rockville, MD.
Identifiers: Dosimeters; Environmental Health; Geiger Counters
Note: For related documents see CE 029 482-507.