# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Radiologic Technology II Task 1750098618

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Compare the primary interactions of X-rays with matter.

Definition

Comparison should address the differences and similarities among
  • the Compton effect
  • photoelectric absorption and attenuation
  • coherent scatter
  • photodisintegration
  • pair production.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is the difference between attenuation and absorption?
  • What causes scatter radiation?
  • How can scatter radiation be reduced?

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.