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28 resources with the concept nuclear fission

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Crash Course: Chemistry

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Loosely based on the 2012 AP Chemistry curriculum, a series of 46 videos introduces high schoolers to organic chemistry. The videos model how to reason through problems, recognize different organic chemicals, their uses, and use the...
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Exploring Energy: Designing a Brighter Future

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Coal soot and gas fumes, smog and pollution, acid rain and nuclear radiation may become passe as scientists search for innovative, sustainable energy sources. Engage young environmentalists in the quest with a collection of resources...
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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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Energy from the Nucleus

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Vintage cartoon graphics show the process of nuclear radiation and some of the history of nuclear knowledge. Though the animation is dated, the information is still relevant. This would make an entertaining introduction to nuclear...
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Regents High School Examination PHYSICAL SETTING CHEMISTRY 2007

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The University of the State of New York has designed a series of exams to be given to high schoolers. This chemistry exam is one of the most comprehensive and well-written that you will ever find. It consists of 84 questions in a variety...
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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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Women's History Minute: Dr. Chien-Shiung Wu

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Born in Suzhou, China, experimental physicist Dr. Chien-Shiung Wu immigrated to the United States, where she worked on the Manhattan Project. A short video introduces viewers to the amazing achievements of this remarkable woman.
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Nuclear Chemistry: Radioactive Decay

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How long does it take for an atom to decay? Scholars learn about radioactive decay and half-lives as part of the Chemistry PowerPoints series. They develop an understanding of the roles of electrons and neutrons in the different types of...
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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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U.S. Involvement in World War II through the Lens of the Manhattan Project National Historic Park

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young historians examine photos, letters, war posters, and other primary source documents to analyze the rationale for the Manhattan Project, determine why Oak Ridge was selected as a site for the Secret City, and study the contributions...
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The Future of Clean Energy: Crash Course Engineering #31

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Take a look into the future of energy with a video that focuses on future alternative sources of clean energy. Viewers looks at various forms of biomass, hydrogen fuel cells, and nuclear fission and fusion.
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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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Doomsday Machines

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Nuclear weapons changed war forever. Scientists now know that a few of these weapons have the ability to change the climate and cause a mass extinction. Watch a video that details the ways these machines work—and the implications that...
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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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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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The World's First Human-Made Nuclear Reactor

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Many consider nuclear reactors to be big and scary, yet the  first human-made nuclear reactor as described by this video was neither of these things. Built on a squash court in Chicago, the reactor was powerful enough to turn on a lamp....
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Sun vs. Atomic Bomb

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The largest series of nuclear fusion reactions in our solar system has been happening for millions of years. The sun works in much the same way that atomic bombs work. Here is a video that describes how each work and the safety checks...
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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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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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The Hydrogen Bomb

For Students 9th - 12th
Recycled Russian nuclear weapons provide 10 percent of the nuclear energy that the United States uses. The short presentation discusses the Teller-Ulam device. It provides a diagram of the parts as well as a description of the four...
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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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What Determines and Limits an Atom's Mass?

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
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...
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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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Atomic Candy

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Mmmmm! Radioactive "candium!" Nuclear physics or chemistry classes use M&M'S® to demonstrate the process of radioactive decay. Individuals pour out a bag of candies and record the number that fall M-side-up to represent the number of...