In this nuclear reactors worksheet, students use a diagram to match 28 words into a paragraph describing the parts of a nuclear reactor and what job they perform.
9th - Higher Ed Science 3 Views 6 Downloads
Submarines and Aircraft Carriers: The Science of Nuclear Power
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,...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Nuclear Chemistry Project
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...
4 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Chernobyl: A Story from Inside a Nuclear Disaster Area
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...
7th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Exploring Nuclear Energy
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...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Generate an Argument: Indian Point Nuclear Plant
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,...
9th - 12th Science
Breaking News: Second Explosion at Japan Nuclear Plant (14th March, 2011)
Young scholars explore current events by sharing information about the Japanese nuclear plant. In this nuclear energy lesson plan, students discuss the pros and cons of nuclear energy plants and whether or not they can typically...
6th - 9th Social Studies & History