Radiation and Life Laboratory

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Course No: RADI.1020L-031; SIS Class Nbr: 10307; SIS Term: 3010
Course Status: Registration Closed

Course Description

This laboratory course which is suitable for non-science majors will provide the student with an opportunity for some hands-on experience with modern equipment used to identify and quantify levels of radioactivity in the environment. Students will measure radiation from a variety of sources and will determine concentrations of radionuclides in several environmental samples including making measurements of the radon levels in the air of their own homes. Students will also study the effects of ionizing radiation on the germination and growth rate of exposed seeds. Satisfies Gen Ed science requirements for non-science majors. Does not satisfy science requirements for Science majors but may be used as a free elective by Science majors.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: Co-Req: 99.101 Radiation and Life
  • Special Notes: SCLO
  • Core Codes: SCL
  • Credits: 1; Contact Hours: 2
  • Instructor: Ksenofon Konomi
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Fall 2020: Sep 01 to Dec 18
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $760
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

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