We found 30 resources with the concept nuclear fusion
Distribution of Elements in Earth’s CrustLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
How do scientists know the difference between a meteorite from space and a regular rock from the earth? Scholars read a passage and answer comprehension questions about the creation of the solar system. They extrapolate the main ideas to...
The Sun's EnergyLesson Planet
2 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How does the sun produce so much energy without blowing up? Viewers discover the delicate balance of inward and outward forces within the sun through a short video. The lesson includes discussion questions and is part of a larger sun...
The Anatomy of the SunLesson Planet
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Welcome to Sun 101! What better way to gain an understanding of our star than to learn about its anatomy? Physical science scholars peer inside to discover the inner workings of the sun through a video and discussion questions. The...
This is How the World EndsLesson Planet
11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Is this the end of the world as we know it? Pupils prepare for a coronal mass ejection during a lesson from the K20 series. The activity combines video and Internet research in a collaborative assignment that focuses on public safety...
Doomsday MachinesLesson Planet
7 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Fusion Power Explained—Future or FailureLesson Planet
6 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
A day without fusion is like a day without sunshine. The video explains what fusion is and how we might be able to create the energy on Earth rather than relying on the sun. It highlights the pros and cons of fusion power.
Where Does The Sun Get Its Energy?Lesson Planet
6 mins 6th - 12th
How does the sun give us light and heat? Discover what's really going on inside the centerpiece of our solar system in a brief video. The content includes common misconceptions about the sun's source of energy, how the simple elements...
Sun vs. Atomic BombLesson Planet
4 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Exploring Nuclear EnergyLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...