ERIC Number: ED029469
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Jul
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Radiation Protection in Educational Institutions. Recommendations of the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements.
National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, Washington, DC.
The problems involved when radiation-producing devices of our contemporary technology are used in the teaching of science at the high school and undergraduate college level are discussed. Information is provided on the hazards involved in the use of radiation-producing equipment or radioactive materials in science demonstrations and experiments and on the means of protection available to offset these hazards. Specific sections included discuss the following topics--(1) biological considerations, (2) typical radiation sources used in schools, (3) basic principles or radiation protection, and (4) the radiation protection program. (RK)
Descriptors: Biological Influences, Educational Facilities, High Schools, Instructional Materials, Laboratory Equipment, Laboratory Experiments, Laboratory Safety, Radiation, Radiation Effects, School Safety, Science Instruction, Undergraduate Study
NCRP Publications, P. O. Box 4867, Washington, D.C. 20008 ($0.75)
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Authoring Institution: National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, Washington, DC.