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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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3 Reasons Why Nuclear Energy Is Terrible!—Part 2

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Many people argue nuclear energy destroys countries and should not be used. An enlightening video offers the three biggest reasons to stop nuclear energy usage. From nuclear weapons to nuclear waste, more than 70 years of nuclear...
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Nuclear Energy Explained: How does it work?—Part 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
In 1942, scientists first observed the first man-made nuclear reactor. The video introduces the history of nuclear energy from military development through today. It highlights the types of nuclear reactors built and the reasons as well...
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What Are the Challenges of Nuclear Power?

For Students 6th - 12th
Engineering challenges, construction costs, and disasters are some of the challenges when it comes to nuclear energy. Watch a video that explains each of these and more in detail.
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Nuclear Energy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Brightly colored graphics are interspersed among slides in an attempt to add visual appeal, but the core of this collection comes more from informational content, mostly the history of nuclear energy. The safety of using nuclear reactors...
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3 Reasons Why Nuclear Energy Is Awesome!—Part 3

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Nuclear energy saves more lives than it harms. A powerful video explains the great things about nuclear energy and why we should increase nuclear power plants. It highlights the benefits for global warming and a new way to make nuclear...
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Chernobyl: A Story from Inside a Nuclear Disaster Area

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
On April 26, 1986, the worst nuclear disaster in history occurred at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine. After reading an interview surrounding the aftermath of the event, your learners will then discuss how disasters can be...
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Power Pellets! Nuclear Energy in the United States

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Nuclear power provides about 20 percent of the energy generated in the United States. The seventh activity in the series of 12 tackles nuclear power. After sharing what they know about nuclear energy, scholars complete a WebQuest make a...
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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 Energy: What's Your Reaction?

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
OSHA confirms that rules governing worker safety at nuclear power plants ranks higher than worker safety in offices. Scholars must consider safety, cost, alternatives, and other factors before recommending whether a town should build a...
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Energy

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Wow! Colorful and simple, these 160 slides introduce the various forms of energy, along with a relevant image. Some of the images are animations, which help beginning physical scientists to visualize the flow of electrons or energy! This...
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Nuclear Science: Understanding the Development and Control of Nuclear Energy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students comprehend the Development and control of Nuclear Energy. They analyze the historical significance of the atomic age through use of primary documents. Students examines nuclear energy from the perspective of physical sciences.
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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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Don't Waste Your Energy

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Don't lift another finger, this physical and environmental science unit has everything you need to begin teaching your class about energy. Starting with a look at the greenhouse effect, these lessons and activities take young scientists...
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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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Cambridge Ideas - How Many Lightbulbs?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Humans have become addicted to fossil fuels. From pumping oil into our cars, to burning natural gas to heat our water, or using coal to create electricity that lights our homes, we are constantly relying on these nonrenewable resources....
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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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Exploring Energy

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
When asked to list everyday objects that require energy, most people list technology that use batteries or electricity. Through hands-on exploration, young scientists discover energy is much more than just circuitry. They play with...
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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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How Can Renewable Energy Be Used?

For Students 5th - 12th
In this renewable energy worksheet, students will write in details about the 4 types of renewable energy sources: solar, wind, moving water, and nuclear energy. This worksheet is a graphic organizer.
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Nuclear Fission

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Scholars control a nuclear reactor and learn to start or prevent a chain reaction with an informational resource that includes connections to nuclear energy as well as nuclear weapons.
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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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The Invention of Nuclear Weapons

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Neutrons have approximately the same mass as a proton, but contain no charge. Something so seemingly insignificant changed the world thanks to nuclear weapons, nuclear energy, and nuclear radiation. Viewers learn more about the invention...
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Generating Electricity: Evaluating the Sustainability of Today's and Tomorrow's Energy Sources

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Energize your class with a shocking lesson on energy — for both today and tomorrow. Class members investigate the energy sources of their local power company. Groups then work together to determine the impact of one activity and a...

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