Homemade geiger counter

Homemade geiger counter

By: Nick Afanasyev

This is a homemade Geiger counter. It is hand cranked, so it can’t get uncharged. This can be used to measure radioactivity and gamma rays. radioactivity is poisonous to the human body and if too much comes in contact with you, you can die.


This relates to engineering because you use a lot of electric parts to build it. You need to use and hook up tubes and other parts in to the wires and 3D print a covering for it.

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here’s a video of people testing a geiger counter: