EPA RadTown
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RadTown is the EPA’s radiation education website. It includes information about four areas: sources of radiation in your neighborhood, outside, at waterfronts, and in cities. The four areas contain fact sheets that explain different types, sources, and uses of radioactive material or radiation. Each of the location-based categories gives in-depth fact sheets, like the Non-Ionizing Radiation Used in Microwave Ovens fact sheet.

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  • Nuclear 101
  • Radiation Protection & Health Physics
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  • Primary School Students
  • Secondary School Students
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EPA’s RadTown includes materials that can be printed and used for demonstrations in classrooms.

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