A science reading comprehension passage on the nature of electromagnetic radiation and gamma rays. The passage describes the characteristics of EM waves and the ability of gamma rays to damage biological tissues. The use of gamma radiation in medicine as a treatment for cancer is discussed. The assessment that goes along with the passage includes multiple choice questions, a graph question, and an open-ended response question.
Answer key included
All physical science resources are aligned with NGSS.
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