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Health Physics

This is a study of the uses of Physics in the field of medicine. Starting with familiar applications such as thermometers, stethoscopes and spectacles, the Unit then progresses to more modern applications such as ultrasonics, fibre optics, and to radioactivity and its applications in medicine.


Summary Notes


Below you will find a copy of the homework booklet along with the interactive version of each activity.

Health Physics Homework Booklet

3.1 Use of Thermometers 1

3.2 Use of Thermometers 2

3.3 Using Sound 1

3.4 Using Sound 2

3.6 Light and Sight 2

3.7 Using the Spectrum

3.8 Nuclear Radiation: Humans and Medicine 1

3.9 Nuclear Radiation: Humans and Medicine 2


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