Protection from Raditaion - Data Sheet

 

Data Table

Source

Without Shielding

Paper

Aluminum

Brick

Jar of Water

Wood

Lead

Gas lantern mantel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fiesta ware pottery

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Luminescent clock face

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Smoke detector

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Questions 

1. Which item had the highest reading?

 

2. Which item had the lowest reading?

 

3. Do you think the density of the shield was important? Why?

 

4. Do you think the thickness of the shield was important? Why?