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Submarines and Aircraft Carriers: The Science of Nuclear Power

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
As physics masters view this presentation, they learn how nuclear power is used in submarines. They use Google Maps to plot a course through the ocean and calculate the time required for surfacing and traveling. They learn about fission,...
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German Energy Conversations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify and interpret the current German energy mix and trends, as well as to make comparisons and contrasts to that of their own country. They write a two paragraph description of including its likely position in the future...
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US Energy Geography

For Teachers 4th - 12th
The maps display the statistics for energy consumption and power production, state by state. They are tremendous visual aids for your natural resources unit. Consider having your class compare energy consumption versus production, or...
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Nuclear Energy

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Extensive background material, clear objectives, and more are provided to help you teach an introduction to nuclear power. Learners will be able to explain how nuclear power is generated and how it compares to coal-created power. Provide...
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Sources of Energy

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Explore the various sources of energy with your junior scientists. Rather than a video, this is a series of slides that the narrator simply reads aloud. Unless your learners have the energy to keep themselves alert, this may not be the...
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Nuclear Reactor

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Bright and bold graphics are displayed as a narrator expounds on how a nuclear reactor functions. The clip is extremely short, and therefore not particularly worth hooking up your projector for. However, it is interesting and informative...
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Nuclear Power - How it Works?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
This video uses computer animation, pictures from an actual nuclear power generator, and narration by the Deputy Site Vice President of a Canadian power station. By viewing it, your class will increase their understanding of how nuclear...
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Generate an Argument: Indian Point Nuclear Plant

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Small groups in your physics class collaborate on researching and forming an opinion on whether or not to continue operating the Indian Point nuclear power plant in New York. Once the information is gathered and an argument developed,...
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Chemistry E3 Lesson Plan

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders perform a series of experiment to investigate heat transfer and phase changes. In this physical science lesson, 9th graders identify and calculate the different subatomic particles. They explain the importance of scientific...
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A Lack of Energy

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students consider the implications of nuclear energy. For this energy lesson, students visit selected websites to discover information about nuclear energy's benefits and drawbacks. Students compose poems based on the Chernobyl disaster.
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Electricity Sources

For Students 6th - 12th
In this electricity learning exercise, students review the different types of energy sources including fossil fuels, solar, wind, and nuclear energy. This learning exercise has 10 fill in the blank questions.
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The Environment and Rubbish

For Students 7th - 9th
Students complete matching, short answer, and fill-in-the-blank questions regarding garbage and the environment. Some thought-provoking conversation starters are embedded in the plan which should lead to some meaningful discussion...
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Energy: Nuclear Power

For Students 7th - 9th
In this energy and nuclear power worksheet, students, with a partner, discuss what thirteen energy terms mean and match those same terms to their definitions in the second activity.
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Will the Lights Go Out?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners diagram nuclear power plant, describe process for generating electrical power, discuss nuclear disasters in the 20th century, and draw conclusion about value of nuclear power for the future.
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Nuclear Energy - Is it a Friend or Foe?

For Teachers 4th - 8th
You can provide your students with content knowledge and hone critical thinking skills with these timely lesson plans on nuclear energy.
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For Students 9th - 12th
In this energy worksheet, learners complete a crossword puzzle by determining the terms associated with the 20 given clues. Students review alternative forms of energy in this worksheet.
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The Effect of Wastes on Our Earth

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders investigate the wastes generated from various types of water users and the disposal methods that are available. they investigate the environmental accidents of Three-Mile Island, Love Canal and Chernobyl and analyze the...
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Power Plans

For Teachers 6th - 12th
In this instructional activity, students consider what they already know about nuclear power and its uses and then examine an accident at a nuclear power plant. They then research and create reports on nuclear energy.
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What's Wrong With Nuclear Power, Anyway?

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Young scholars see that the production and use of nuclear energy has been both praised and condemned as a source of electrical power for our daily living. They examine the reasons for the conflict of opinions in our society.
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Half Lives

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students investigate the concept of half-life by conducting an M&M experiment. In this chemistry instructional activity, students differentiate nuclear fusion and fission. They present investigation findings to class.
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For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students view a short film about the results of dropping the atomic bomb at the end of World War II. They research controversies surrounding the use of the bomb and nuclear weapons. They write two editorials about the issue.
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Power Generation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine energy issues. In this environmental stewardship lesson, students discuss nuclear power options. High schoolers also discuss energy consumption and create energy reduction guides for students their own age. Many...
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Fossil Fuels vs. Alternative Fueling Systems

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders brainstorm the differences between the fossil fuels that people use in their transportation now and what they could use to minimize greenhouse gas emissions. They use a variety of techniques from webquests to writing...
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Our Future - Nuclear Power?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars comprehend that there are risks involved with using nuclear power. They write persuasive paragraphs for and against nuclear power. Students analyze the environmental issues and risks with nuclear power.