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Product 12873

By: The Flinn Staff

With the Nuclear Radiation Shielding Laboratory Kit, students quickly recognize the differences in the penetrating power of alpha, beta and gamma radiation. This is the most comprehensive radioactivity shielding kit available!

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The most comprehensive radioactivity shielding kit available! Using a safe, low-level radioactive source and radiation monitor, students determine the shielding effectiveness of a wide range of materials. Students will quickly recognize the differences in the penetrating power of alpha, beta and gamma radiation. Kit includes 2 thicknesses of shielding squares for aluminum, lead, copper, wood, polyethylene and acrylic, along with reproducible laboratory procedure and background information.

Super Value Kit is complete for 6 student groups. All materials are reusable. Radiation monitor and sources are required, but not provided.