Vernier Software and Technology
Vernier Software & Technology

Nuclear Radiation with Vernier

This free book contains six experiments for detecting and analyzing radiation.

<em>Nuclear Radiation with Vernier</em>
Grade Levels
Recommended for College and High School
John Gastineau


Nuclear Radiation with Vernier contains six experiments for data collection with a radiation monitor including Distance and Radiation, Counting Statistics, Lifetime Measurement, Background Radiation Sources, Radiation Shielding, and Alpha, Beta, and Gamma.


  1. α, β, and γ
  2. Distance and Radiation
  3. Lifetime Measurement
  4. Counting Statistics
  5. Background Radiation Sources
  6. Radiation Shielding

Included with Nuclear Radiation with Vernier

  • Complete student experiments with materials list, step-by-step instructions, data tables, and questions.
  • Teacher Information section for each experiment with complete directions for setting up experiments, helpful hints, and sample graphs and data.
  • Word-processing files of the student sections so that any experiment may be easily edited to your specifications (Microsoft Word for Macintosh and Windows files).
  • Instructions to perform the experiments on every supported platform:


Nuclear Radiation with Vernier is available as a free download.

Nuclear Radiation with Vernier (5.9 MB)

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