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 Form 4 Physics: Radioactivity online lessons

Hazards of radioactivity and their precautions

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Hazards of radioactivity and their precautions
(i) Due to the ionizing radiation emitted by radiation materials, they affect living cells leading to serious illnesses. Symptoms of radiation exposures are immature births, deformations, retardedness, etc.
(ii) Their exposure to the environment through leaks may lead to environmental
pollution leading to poor crop growth and destruction of marine life.


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