# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Radiologic Technology II Task 1750098609

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Describe mathematical units of radiation and radioactivity.

Definition

Description should cite base and derived units of scientific systems of radiation measurement to include
  • mass, length, and time
  • exposure, dose, effective dose, and radioactivity.
The description should also distinguish between standard units and the International System of Units (SI).

*SI=Systeme Internationale

Process/Skill Questions

  • Why is measurement of radiation exposure important?
  • What is radioactivity?
  • What are the basic units of measurement?
  • How do units relate to the decimal system?

Related Standards of Learning

English

12.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.