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There are many different sources of radiation in a typical city. Some of these sources may actually be in or near your home. In this Planet Diary activity, you'll visit the EPA's RadTown USA to learn more about radiation sources in the world around you.
- Go to Welcome to Radtown USA. Explore the interactive map of Radtown by clicking different locations. Summarize what you learn about each of these sources of radiation:
Location Radiation Source Radiation Types Homes Airport Scrap Metal Yard Hospital High School Construction Site Tanning Salon Drinking Water Mines Farmland Industrial Park
- How much radiation are you exposed to? Go to Calculate Your Dose. Follow the onscreen instructions to calculate your exposure.