In this Unit you will find out what causes radioactivity, how dangerous it is and what we can do to reduce the risks from radioactive materials. You will also find out about how radioactive materials can be used in medicine, and how they can be used to generate electricity. As the worldwide demand for electricity continues to increase, and supplies of fossil fuels continue to diminish, is nuclear power the solution to the world's energy problems?
Resources suited for A-Level Physics students
Resources in addition to the CD.