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Astronomy

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Space is the new frontier and astronomers boldly go where no humans have gone before. Guided by Einstein's theories, Kepler's Laws, and knowledgeable narrators, viewers of a 10-video collection explore the Universe and learn about...
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Nuclear Radiation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Through colorful diagrams and simple text, viewers are introduced to nuclear radiation. They discover alpha, beta, and gamma rays; they balance nuclear equations. You will impart important information to your chemistry class and give...
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Energy for Earth: The Sun

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Super science learners examine the sun's production of energy by the process of nuclear fusion. Hands-on activities make this instructional activity engaging for middle schoolers. The instructional activity is made up of four parts. Part...
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Nuclear Chemistry

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What a comprehensive summary of introductory nuclear physics! Although the delivery is dry, the information is valuable and several "Check for Understanding" slides are interspersed throughout to reinforce learning. As a result of...
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Nuclear Fusion: Energy of the Future

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Around 80 percent of the world's energy demands are currently met by fossil fuels. Nuclear fusion is being explored as a possible renewable energy source for the future. Acquaint your advanced physics learners with the process of nuclear...
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Māui and the Sun

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Using a Maori legend, How Maui Tamed the Sun, youngsters are introduced to the importance of sunlight to civilization. Teach them about nuclear fusion that occurs to produce the solar energy we later receive on Earth as electromagnetic...
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How the Sun Works: Fusion and Quantum Tunneling

For Students 9th - 12th
There may be nothing new under the sun, but astrophysicists constantly are learning new things about the sun! In this minute-long clip, learn the physics of fusion in the sun and the possibility that quantum tunneling is happening...
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Nuclear Chemistry Worksheet

For Students Higher Ed
In this nuclear chemistry worksheet, students solve nine problems about half life, positron emission, nuclear fission and nuclear fusion.
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Nuclear Reactions: Fission and Fusion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
These nicely designed slides work through the processes of nucelar fission and fusion with very clear, labeled diagrams that almost act as animations when you progress from slide to slide. Facts behind the process are summarized well....
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Nuclear Reactions

For Students 9th - 12th
How does a nuclear reaction create such a large amount of energy? The idea of a nuclear reaction develops from a comparison with chemical reactions. The video instructor then explains the process of both nuclear fission and fusion. This...
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PS1C—Nuclear Processes

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Need some strategies for teaching nuclear processes that are sure to cause an explosion of learning in your classroom? Get all the essential background knowledge, plus tips for getting your point across in a thoughtful video. Concept...
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Fission And Fusion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here is a high-quality presentation of how forces hold atoms together, but can be unstable in larger atoms. Fission and fusion are explained with colorful animated graphics and energy graphs. Explanations are elaborate, making this...
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Nuclear Chemistry

For Students 9th - 12th
Which bichemicals wash up on shore? Nucleotides! Presentation covers alpha, beta, and gamma radiation. Includes a comparison of fission versus fusion. Presentation is the second in a five-part series.
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Nuclear Chemistry Part 2: Fusion and Fission

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Go into depth with an investigation of fusion and fission area, how they work, the pros and cons and the many dangers of these reactions. The video also covers e = mc^2 and mass defects. 
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Nuclear Chemistry Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Radiation has numerous real-world applications, some of which are relatively safe while others can be extremely hazardous. In this nuclear chemistry project, young scientists choose a practical use of nuclear reactions to research in...
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Fusion Power Explained—Future or Failure

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
A day without fusion is like a day without sunshine. The video explains what fusion is and how we might be able to create the energy on Earth rather than relying on the sun. It highlights the pros and cons of fusion power.
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Nuclear Energy: Is Fission the Future?

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Nuclear energy powers the Mars rovers as well as provides energy in more than 30 countries around the world. While some believe nuclear energy is the future of energy production, others worry about the risk factors and radioactive waste....
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Nuclear Changes: Radioactive Decay

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Why do atoms break down? Scholars learn about radioactive decay as part of the larger Chemistry PowerPoints series. They differentiate between fission and fusion and alpha or beta particles, as well as gamma rays. Diagrams show how atoms...
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Exploring Nuclear Energy

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Every 18–24 months, nuclear power plants shut down to remove their used uranium fuel, a radioactive waste. Show learners how energy is made and used around the world and then focus on the United States' usage. Viewers then specifically...
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WS 6.1 Nuclear Particles and Reactions

For Students 10th - 12th
In this nuclear chemistry worksheet, students define radioactivity and the types of nuclear reactions. They label nuclear reactions with one of five types of reactions including fusion, fission, induced, natural decay or electron capture.
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How the Sun Works: Fusion and Quantum Tunneling

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
A brief video explains the way the sun works using fusion and quantum tunneling. The film also discusses why it take more heat for us to use fusion than the sun.
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Nuclear Energy

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Atomic theory as a philosophical study was explored even by the Ancient Greeks. The knowledge of atoms was developed in the 17th century.  This PowerPoint explains how by the 1940's, splitting of the atom was discovered and since then,...
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Nuclear Fission and Fusion

For Students 9th - 12th
Lab closed, gone fission! This video discusses both fission and fusion and their relationship to each other. In addition, it also explains why uranium, plutonium, and hydrogen are used and which process uses which elements. 
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Fission and Fusion

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Harness that classroom energy to study fission and fusion. An interesting video lesson first explains the process of fission and fusion and then discusses practical uses. The instructor explains in detail the reactions in nuclear...

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