Students identify pros and cons of nuclear power, and analyze problems surrounding nuclear waste and how to make decisions regarding its disposal.
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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
What Determines and Limits an Atom's Mass?
Provide learners with the tools to further understand nuclear energy and isotopes. Young chemists investigate the components of an atom's nucleus, use symbols to represent various isotope forms, and use the percent abundance of an atom's...
7th - 12th Science
Science Friday: Hanford Nuclear Waste Cleanup
Students practice careful listening skills to learn about problems regarding cleanup of radioactive wastes at the Hanford nuclear reservation in Washington State. Students answer the questions imbedded in the lesson as they listen to the...
9th - 12th Science