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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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Submarines and Aircraft Carriers: The Science of Nuclear Power

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
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,...
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The Iran Nuclear Deal and Its Critics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewWhat was the purpose of the Iranian Nuclear Deal? An insightful resource explains nuclear tensions in the Middle East and Iranian weapon development that contributed to the Nuclear Deal in 2013. Academics learn the agreement limited...
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2014 AP® Environmental Science Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Less than half of AP Environmental Science test takers pass each year. The College Board releases previous test questions covering topics from greenhouse gases to ecological succession to help scholars prepare for future assessments. Use...
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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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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...
3:01
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Radiation vs. Radioactive Atoms

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Why are people afraid of nuclear power plants? A video in the Veritasium playlist explains that radiation doesn't travel very far, yet people still worry. Then it discusses the possible release of radioactive atoms, which do travel a...
4:20
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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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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...
4:09
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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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Marie Curie's Classroom

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What makes some elements stable and others radioactive? Scholars adjust the number of protons and neutrons in an element then observe its decay. The simulation includes a graphical representation and the chemical formula, as well as...
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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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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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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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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...
1:30
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Nuclear Fission and Fusion

For Students 9th - 12th
Lab closed, gone fission! This video discusses both fission and fusion and their relationship to each other. In addition, it also explains why uranium, plutonium, and hydrogen are used and which process uses which elements. 
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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 instructional activity 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...
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German Energy Conversations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify and interpret the current German energy mix and trends, as well as to make comparisons and contrasts to that of their own country. They write a two paragraph description of including its likely position in the future...
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US Energy Geography

For Teachers 4th - 12th
The maps display the statistics for energy consumption and power production, state by state. They are tremendous visual aids for your natural resources unit. Consider having your class compare energy consumption versus production, or...
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Understanding Electric Power Generation

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
You mean the electricity does not come from the switch? As a class and in small groups, learners explore the sources of energy used to generate electric power. Worksheets guide groups into choosing a future electricity generating...
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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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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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Sources of Energy

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Explore the various sources of energy with your junior scientists. Rather than a video, this is a series of slides that the narrator simply reads aloud. Unless your learners have the energy to keep themselves alert, this may not be the...
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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...