High School / Physics


In this lab, students will use a Geiger-Müller tube to measure radiation intensity, while studying how radioactive particles react with various materials.


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Featured Equipment

Radiation Sources

Radioactive Sources (set of 3)

Contains three radioactive sources. See specs for individual sources for details.

G-M Tube/Power Supply

A Geiger-Muller probe that senses alpha, beta and gamma radiation.

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Source: Lab #39

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