These two programmes are aimed at 16- to 17-year-old school students. They provide a straightforward and unbiased introduction to the subject of ionising radiation.
Radiation: Types and effects This programme concentrates on three main areas: what ionising radiation is, the harm it can cause and the risks connected with it compared with the risks encountered in everyday living. (1989, 22 mins)
Radiation: Origins and control This programme considers the average doses of ionising radiation received by the general public from both natural and man-made sources, the steps already being taken to limit exposure and what more can be done to ensure the safety of the public. (1989, 27 mins) Also available separately.
Please note this series cannot be ordered from the USA and Canada for licensing reasons - USA/Canada customers should visit Films Media Group to order.