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ENERGY IN LIFE

CHAPTER 6 : NUCLEAR ENERGY

6.3 Awareness of the need for proper handling of radioactive substances

Learning Outcome ‡ ‡ ‡ the effects of radioactive radiations on living things the correct way of handling radioactive substances and radioactive waste the need of proper handling of radioactive substances and radioactive waste .

THE EFFECTS OF RADIOACTIVE RADIATIONS ON LIVING THINGS .

Burning Hair fall off SHORT TERM EFFECTS Headache Internal bleeding .

leukemia deformed babies on pregnant women LONG TERM EFFECTS Cancerous growth Reproduction mutation .

WORKSHEET 1 .

SHORT TERM 1) Hair fall off 2) Headaches 3) Vomiting 4) Burning LONG TERM 1) Reproductive mutation 2) Birth of deformed babies 3) Leukemia 4) Cancerous growth .

THE CORRECT WAY OF HANDLING RADIOACTIVE SUBSTANCES AND RADIOACTIVE WASTE .

Proper place Proper protective suit Robotic hand Air tight chamber CORRECT HANDLING Don¶t drink or eat Wear dosimeter/ film badge Gieger-muller counter .

Strong container/box (lead) Storage & handling of radioactive substances Label properly Use forceps .

DOSIMETER 1. CONTAINER / BOX 6. GLOVE 5. MASK 4. FORCEPS . SUIT 3.2.

WORKSHEET 2 .

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Group Activity .

after a year he was diagnosed with leukemia. suddenly Ahmad feels headaches and vomits. .PROBLEM SCENARIO Ahmad handled an experiment that involves radioactive substances. Without proper protection & proper handling. Ahmad was sent to the hospital.

TABLE FACTS IDEAS LEARNING ISSUES ACTION PLAN .

ASSESSMENT ANSWERS 1. D . D 4. A 2. B 5. A 3.

CONCLUSION .

-don·t drink or eat. -gieger-muller counter. -air tight chamber and -robotic hand.Short term effect -vomiting -hair fall off .leukemia. -wear dosimeter/ film badge. -cancerous growth -reproduction mutation Proper handling need of proper handling -proper protective suit -proper place. .burning -internal bleeding -headache Long term effect -deformed babies on pregnant women .