# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Radiologic Technology II Task 255008693

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Describe the physical and biological factors that have an effect on radiation response.


Description should include
  • the energy level of radiation
  • the total amount administered
  • the timeframe in which the dose is given
  • the metabolic state of tissue
  • tissue oxygenation
  • disease progression
  • the age of the patient
  • skin pigmentation
  • structural morphology.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are the physical factors that affect radiation response?
  • What are the biological factors that affect radiation response?
  • What is meant by metabolic state?
  • What is meant by oxygenation?
  • What is disease progression? How does that affect radiation treatment?

Related Standards of Learning



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.