STS Activity 1 Physics and Health

Subject: Radiation Sickness
Primary objective: When you have completed this task you will know about the causes and symptoms of radiation sickness, and how it can be medically treated.
You will also have used two different search engines, Alta Vista and Ask Jeeves.

Instructions:

        ___________________________________________________________________________          1. What causes radiation sickness?
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         2. What are the symptoms?     ___________________________________________________________________________
        ___________________________________________________________________________ 3. How can it be treated? ___________________________________________________________________________
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4. What is the difference between ionising radiation and non-ionising radiation? ___________________________________________________________________________        ___________________________________________________________________________
If you are having trouble finding what you need, you might try
http://www.adam.com
http://www.healthgate.com