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Offline ivorybloodsh3d

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Testing for Radon
« on: December 03, 2014, 05:38:22 PM »
Hey, so I'm an IB Chemistry student and we have to come up with a project for our "Group 4" project. My group is doing a test for Radon in our school, but all the radon test kits I've found are a set up and send back when done for results. Is there a way for us to test it without a kit, or, better yet, how can we analyze the test kits in our own lab? Thanks

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Re: Testing for Radon
« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2014, 07:28:52 PM »
This page lists typical test procedures for radon:  http://public.health.oregon.gov/HealthyEnvironments/HealthyNeighborhoods/RadonGas/Pages/typesofradontesting.aspx  It doesn't seem likely that you'll be able to execute these procedures.
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Re: Testing for Radon
« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2014, 02:41:42 PM »
Where is your school? Perhaps there is a university with the right equipment near by?
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Re: Testing for Radon
« Reply #3 on: October 03, 2015, 02:29:58 AM »
This page lists typical test procedures for radon:    It doesn't seem likely that you'll be able to execute these procedures.
Hi...
Arkcon you web link is not open at my side i also want to analyze the test kits. Help me any other source where i can read easily

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Re: Testing for Radon
« Reply #4 on: October 03, 2015, 06:34:16 AM »
Try a quick Google.  The ability to test for radon is beyond a high school project.  If you have a different application, we can try to see what you can do.
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